• US Election Card 1

  • US Election Latest 2016

    Trump and Clinton are well ahead in the US Presidential Primaries.

  • Donald Trump

    Controversial anti-establishment leading Republican candidate of the 2016 election, with a history in business.

    • Trump Policies
  • Clinton

    A former Secretary of State leading Democrat candidate of the 2016 election, with a strong presence in politics.

    • Clinton Policies
  • Well ahead

    Trump is the current frontrunner in the Republican race, ahead of Cruz and Kasich, while Clinton is ahead of Sanders in the Democrat race.

  • US Presidential Primaries

    Primary elections and caucuses are there to decide who can represent each party for the Presidential Election,

    • Timeline of US Election 2016
  • Marco Rubio

    US Senator from Florida, whose parents are Cuban immigrants. He stepped down from Republican race in March 2016.

    • Rubio Policies
  • Trump Policies

    He wants to:

    • Lower the tax rates
    • Cut the number of immigrants
    • Increase spending on national defence


      Trump on:

      TaxForeign Policy
      EducationImmigration


    -> Other Policies

    -> Compare Republicans

  • Clinton Policies

    She wants to:

    • Increase tax surcharge
    • Greater involvement with Syria and Afghanistan

    • Make two-year community college free


      Clinton on:



      TaxForeign Policy
      EducationImmigration


    -> Other Policies

    -> Compare Democrats

  • Republican Race

    Trump has surprised pundits by consistently beating Cruz and Kasich, despite being seen as a controversial outsider.

  • Democrat Race

    Clinton is still the front-runner but she is increasingly seeing a challenge from her opponent Sanders who is not that far behind.

  • Ted Cruz

    Republican candidate of the 2016 election and US Senator from Texas with legal background.

    • Cruz Policies
  • Bernie Sanders

    Democrat candidate and the longest-serving independent member of the House of Representatives.

    • Sanders Policies
  • John Kasich

    Republican candidate and a governor of Ohio with an experience of being a member of House of Representatives for nine terms.

    • Kasich Policies
  • Caucuses

    It is an unique process of primaries in certain states.

  • Represent Each Party

    • Republican candidates
    • Democrat candidates
  • Presidential Election 2016

    The Presidential Election this year determines who becomes the next President after Obama’s two-term long presidency.

    • Timeline of US Election 2016
  • Timeline: US Election 2016

    1. Presidential Primary Elections and Caucuses (February-June)
    2. National Conventions (July)
    3. Presidential Election (November)
  • Rubio Policies

    He policies were to:

    • Cut the tax rate
    • Boost military spending
    • Have more intervention in Syria


      Rubio on:

      TaxForeign Policy
      EducationImmigration



      -> Other Policies
  • Trump: Tax Policy Overview

    He supports tax relief for middle class and lower corporate tax in order to bring in additional corporations.

    #More...

    https://www.donaldjtrump.com/positions/tax-reform

  • Trump: Immigration Policy Overview

    He supports cutting the number of immigrants by building a wall between the US and Mexico, temporally banning Muslim immigrants, and sending immigrants with crime record out of the US.

    #More...

    • End birthright citizenship
    • Increase standards for the refugees and asylum seekers admission
    • Requirement to hire Americans over immigrants
    • Nationwide e-verify to confirm employment eligibility
  • Trump: Foreign Policy Overview

    He supports a smarter negotiation with China for American workers and more spending on military force.

    #More...

    • Bring peace to Israel
    • Reduce spending in NATO
    • Reduce American military investment in Asia
    • Attack ISIS
  • Trump: Education Policy Overview

    He wants to cut the Department of Education in order to give each sate more power and to cut spending to curb the national debt.
    #More...

    • Government should not make money on student loans and it needs revision
    • End the Common Core, a federal program to set education standard across states
  • Trump: Other Policies

    • Support Second Amendment, the right to bear arms for self-defence
    • Better care for veterans
    • Against abortion
    • Against Obamacare and bring in free market to health care
    • Bring jobs back from Mexico, Japan, China and many other countries
    • Cutting CO2 emission would imperil jobs
    • Support nuclear energy
  • Compare Republicans

    Tax
    Immigration
    Education
    Healthcare
    Foreign Policy

  • Clinton: Foreign Policy Overview

    She supports training Syrian rebels against ISIS, and maintaining troops in Afghanistan if necessary.

    #More...

    • Enforce nuclear agreement with Iran
    • Hold China accountable for issues on cyberspace, human rights, trade, territorial disputes, and climate change
    • Help European allies to decrease dependence on Russian oil and keep Russia’s aggression away from Europe
    • Support Israel’s defence system
  • Clinton: Education Policy Overview

    She supports affordable education through free community college and lower interest rates on loans and lower private university fee.

    #More...

    • Americans with student loan debt will be able to refinance at current rates.
  • Clinton: Tax Policy Overview

    She wants the wealthy to pay their fair share, closing corporate tax loopholes, and give tax relief to families struggling with costs.

    #More...

  • Clinton: Immigration Policy Overview

    She supports immigrants’ path to citizenship and keeping families together.

    #More...

    • End family detention and close private immigrant detention centres.
    • Provide deportation relief for DREAMers and parents of Americans and lawful residents.
    • Deporting immigrants who pose a violent threat to public safety.
    • Work to ensure refugees who seek asylum in the U.S. have a fair chance.
    • Promote naturalisation and help the process.
  • Clinton on other policies

    • Increase the proportion of renewable energy with significant investments
    • Raise the federal minimum income wage to $12 and create new jobs
    • Support legal abortion and Planned Parenthood
    • Support gender equality and human rights including LGBT rights
    • Strengthen Medicare by cutting healthcare costs and asking the wealthy to contribute more
    • Tighten gun control with comprehensive background check.
  • Compare Democrats

    Tax
    Immigration
    Education
    Healthcare
    Foreign Policy

      • Cruz Policies

        He wants to:

        • Deport undocumented migrants and stop illegal immigrants
        • Defeat ISIS
        • Flat tax rates for personal income tax and business tax



        Cruz on:


        TaxForeign Policy
        EducationImmigration



        -> Other Policies
        -> Compare Republicans

      • Sanders Policies

        He wants to:

        • Make colleges and universities free for all citizens
        • Increase tax of the wealthy
        • Establish single-payer health care system
        • Focus on diplomacy instead of unilateral military action


          Sanders on:

          TaxForeign Policy
          EducationImmigration


        -> Other Policies
        -> Compare Democrats

      • Kasich Policies

        He wants to:

        • Strengthen relationship with European allies
        • Cut individual and business taxes
        • Achieve energy independence


          Kasich on:

          TaxForeign Policy
          EducationImmigration


        -> Other Policies
        -> Compare Republicans

      • Caucus 2

        unique process of primaries

        Instead of casting ballots, voters attend meetings and show their support with open show of hands or breaking up into groups.

      • Caucus states

        Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, North Dakota, and Wyoming.

        • National Conventions

          This is when chosen delegates from each state vote for their nominees of President and their running mates.

        • Rubio: Tax Policy Overview

          He wants to cut taxes and simplify the tax codes.

        • Rubio: Foreign Policy Overview

          He wants to confront ISIS through establishing a coordinated political-military strategy in tandem with Sunni Arab and local partners in the region.

          #More...

          • Ensure US remains a Pacific power
          • Stand on the side of freedom and human rights, both inside China and on its periphery
          • Back Democracy and Human Rights in Cuba
          • Complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
          • Tighter sanction on Iran
          • Strengthen the US-Israel Alliance and Israel’s Self-Defense
        • Rubio: Education Policy Overview

          He wants to make existing higher education information available to help students and families make well-informed decisions.

          #More...

          • Allow students to apply for innovative “Student Investment Plans” from approved investors
          • Establish legal, accountable framework for students to repay loans based on what they earn after college
          • Increase access to career and vocational education
          • Increase hiring of non-degree holding workers
        • Rubio: Immigration Policy Overview

          He wants to secure the border, enforce immigration laws in the workplace, and implement effective visa tracking systems.

          #More...

          • Deport illegal immigrants with crime records
          • Hire 20,000 new Border Patrol agents
          • Implement an entry-exit visa tracking system
          • Implement a mandatory eVerify system
          • Install $4 billion in new cameras and sensors on the border
        • Rubio: Other Policies

          • Compare Republicans: Tax

            Compare Republicans




            TrumpLower marginal rates, income bracket simplification and various tax cuts
            CruzA flat tax rate to promote opportunities for jobs
            KasichCut tax rates to stimulate the economy
          • Compare Republicans: Immigration



            TrumpCut the number of immigrants in order to lower the crime rate
            CruzTighter immigration rules for national security
            KasichSupports a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants
          • Compare Republicans: Education



            TrumpAbolish Department of Education and shift the power from federal government to local states.
            CruzAbolish Department of Education in order to allow the locals and parents to decide where their children learn and how.
            KasichEducation to be managed by each state and not by the federal government.
          • Compare Republicans: Healthcare



            TrumpAgainst Obamacare and bring free market into health care
            CruzGet rid of Obamacare and bring competition in the marketplace
            KasichRepeal Obamacare and lower health care costs
          • Compare Republicans: Foreign Policy



            TrumpSupports smarter negotiation with China for American workers and more spending on military force.
            CruzSupports continued involvement with the Middle East in order to defeat ISIS.
            KasichSeeks collaborative strategy against ISIS involving mutual defense action by NATO.
          • Compare Democrats: Tax



            ClintonTighter regulation to close corporate tax loopholes and have the wealthy to pay their fair share
            SandersA fair tax system for the wealthy to decrease inequality
          • Compare Democrats: Immigration



            ClintonSupports imigrants’ path to citizenship and keeping families together
            SandersSupports comprehensive and humane immigration reform policies that keep family together
          • Compare Democrats: Education



            ClintonSupports affordable education through free community college and lower interest rates on loans
            SandersSupports making public colleges and universities tuition-free
          • Compare Democrats: Healthcare



            ClintonStrengthen Medicare by cutting healthcare costs and asking the wealthy to contribute more
            SandersA federally administered single-payer health care program
          • Compare Democrats: Foreign Policy



            ClintonSupports training Syrian rebels against ISIS, and maintaining troops in Afghanistan if necessary
            SandersSupports combating international terrorism with allies, and against involvement with Iraq and Afghanistan
          • Cruz: Immigration Policy Overview

            Similar to Trump’s policy, he wants a tighter immigration rule since “border security is national security”.

            #More...

            • Increase deportations and strengthen E-verify
            • Reform legal immigration to protect American workers
          • Cruz: Foreign Policy Overview

            He believes in the necessity of exerting global leadership and supports continued involvement with the Middle East.

            #More...

            • Repeal Iran deal to prioritise US national interest
          • Cruz: Tax Policy Overview

            He would introduce the single low rate of 10 percent for personal income tax and 16 percent business tax.

            #More...

            • The first $36,000 will be tax-free for a family of four
          • Cruz: Education Policy Overview

            He wants to abolish the Department of Education and return education to parents, teachers, local communities, and states.

            #More...

            • Block-grant education funding to the states.
          • Cruz: Other Policies

            • Push a total ban on abortions without an exception
            • Better care of veterans
            • Get rid of Obamacare and expand competition in the marketplace
            • Lift the regulation to explore resources of the land - from oil to natural gas to ethanol

            -> Compare Republicans

          • Sanders: Tax Policy Overview

            He wants a fair tax system for the wealthy in order to decrease wealth and income inequality.

            #More...

            • Stop corporations from shifting their profits and jobs overseas to avoid paying U.S
            • End the rule allowing American corporations to defer paying federal income taxes on profits of offshore subsidiaries
            • Create a progressive estate tax on the top 0.3 percent of Americans who inherit more than $3.5 million
            • Eliminate tax loopholes for big oil, gas, and coal companies
            • 45 percent on the value of an estate between $3.5 million and $10 million;
              50 percent for the value of an estate between $10 million and $50 million;
              55 percent for the value of an estate in excess of $50 million
            • 37% on income between $250,000 and $500,000;
              43% on income between $500,000 and $2 million;
              48% on income between $2 million and $10 million;
              52% on income of $10 million and above.
            • Protect farm land and conservation easements
          • Sanders: Foreign Policy Overview

            He supports Iran deal in order to prevent a nuclear arms race in the region.

            #More...

            • Combat international terrorism with allies.
            • Supports a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - the solution that recognises Israel’s right and the Palestinians right
            • Against involvement with Iraq and Afghanistan
          • Sanders: Education Policy Overview

            He wants to make public colleges and universities tuition-free so that people can get education regardless of income.

            #More...

            • Lower student loan interest rates from 4.29% to 2.37%.
            • Americans would be able to refinance their student loans at today’s low interest rates.
            • Low-income students would be able to use federal, state and college financial aid to cover room and board, books and living expenses.
          • Sanders: Immigration Policy Overview

            He supports comprehensive and humane immigration reform policies that keep family together.

            • Dismantle deportation programs and detention centres
            • Support citizenship for the eleven million undocumented immigrants
            • Ensure the border remains secure while respecting local communities
            • Ensure the return of unjustly deported immigrants
          • Sanders: Other Policies

          • Kasich: Tax Policy Overview

            He wants to cut taxes to stimulate the economy and for small business to grow.

          • Kasich: Foreign Policy Oveview

            He wants to defeat ISIS through collaborative strategy involving mutual defense action by NATO.

            #More...

            • Ensure a free Ukraine by training and arming Ukrainian forces
            • Stand up to Russia with European allies
            • Counter China through increasing the military presence in region
            • $102 billion in increased defense spending over the next eight years
          • Kasich: Education Policy Oveview

            He wants education to be managed by each state and not by the federal government.

            #More...

            • Abolish federal learning standards
            • Increase student privacy protections
            • Supports making college affordable
          • Kasich: Immigration Policy Overview

            He supports a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants

            #More...

            • Called for the completion of a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border
            • Create a guest worker program that would allow foreign laborers into the country to meet the needs of businesses
          • Kasich: Other Policies

            • Running mate

              It refers to a prospective Vice President, who is chosen by a Presidential nominee before National Conventions.

            • Iran deal

            • chosen

              The selection of the running mate by a Presidential nominee is seen as an indication of how the prospective government will run.

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dependence on Russian oil and keep Russia's aggression away from Europe\n- Support Israel's defence system"},{"_id":"64cda49846009bda12000037","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6559496,"position":2.5,"parentId":"64b3d17ee425f28b6000001e","content":"# Clinton: Education Policy Overview\nShe supports affordable education through free community college and lower interest rates on loans and lower private university fee. \n\n#More...\n- Americans with student loan debt will be able to refinance at current rates."},{"_id":"65014d362aab26327e000037","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558870,"position":2.75,"parentId":"64b3d17ee425f28b6000001e","content":"# Clinton: Tax Policy Overview\nShe wants the wealthy to pay their fair share, closing corporate tax loopholes, and give tax relief to families struggling with costs. \n\n#More..."},{"_id":"657cc9b17a21a8fe73000044","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597774,"position":2.875,"parentId":"64b3d17ee425f28b6000001e","content":"# Clinton: Immigration Policy Overview\nShe supports immigrants' path to citizenship and keeping families together. \n\n#More...\n- End family detention and close private immigrant detention centres.\n- Provide deportation relief for DREAMers and parents of Americans and lawful residents.\n- Deporting immigrants who pose a violent threat to public safety. \n- Work to ensure refugees who seek asylum in the U.S. have a fair chance.\n- Promote naturalisation and help the process. "},{"_id":"64cda7f146009bda12000038","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6559499,"position":5,"parentId":"64b3d17ee425f28b6000001e","content":"# Clinton on other policies\n\n- Increase the proportion of renewable energy with significant investments\n- Raise the federal minimum income wage to $12 and create new jobs\n- Support legal abortion and Planned Parenthood\n- Support gender equality and human rights including LGBT rights\n- Strengthen Medicare by cutting healthcare costs and asking the wealthy to contribute more\n- Tighten gun control with comprehensive background check."},{"_id":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558887,"position":6,"parentId":"64b3d17ee425f28b6000001e","content":"# Compare Democrats\n\n`Tax`\n`Immigration`\n`Education`\n`Healthcare`\n`Foreign Policy`\n"},{"_id":"657cea5f7a21a8fe7300004a","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597767,"position":1,"parentId":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","content":"# Compare Democrats: Tax\n\n<table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Tighter regulation to close corporate tax loopholes and have the wealthy to pay their fair share</td></tr>\n<tr><th>Sanders</th><td>A fair tax system for the wealthy to decrease inequality</td></tr>\n</table>"},{"_id":"657ceacf7a21a8fe7300004b","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597777,"position":2,"parentId":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","content":"# Compare Democrats: Immigration\n\n<table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Supports imigrants' path to citizenship and keeping families together</td></tr>\n<tr><th>Sanders</th><td>Supports comprehensive and humane immigration reform policies that keep family together</td></tr>\n</table>"},{"_id":"657ceb327a21a8fe7300004c","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597787,"position":3,"parentId":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","content":"# Compare Democrats: Education\n\n<table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Supports affordable education through free community college and lower interest rates on loans</td></tr>\n<tr><th>Sanders</th><td>Supports making public colleges and universities tuition-free</td></tr>\n</table>"},{"_id":"657ceb957a21a8fe7300004d","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597827,"position":4,"parentId":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","content":"# Compare Democrats: Healthcare\n\n<table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Strengthen Medicare by cutting healthcare costs and asking the wealthy to contribute more</td></tr>\n<tr><th>Sanders</th><td>A federally administered single-payer health care program</td></tr>\n</table>"},{"_id":"657cebf07a21a8fe7300004e","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597807,"position":5,"parentId":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","content":"# Compare Democrats: Foreign Policy\n\n<table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Supports training Syrian rebels against ISIS, and maintaining troops in Afghanistan if necessary</td></tr>\n<tr><th>Sanders</th><td>Supports combating international terrorism with allies, and against involvement with Iraq and Afghanistan</td></tr>\n</table>"},{"_id":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6602567,"position":0.75,"parentId":"64b2526ff96c6fe64500000d","content":"#### Well ahead\n\n`Trump` is the current frontrunner in the `Republican race`, ahead of `Cruz` and `Kasich`, while `Clinton` is ahead of `Sanders` in the `Democrat race`.\n"},{"_id":"64b3c1735fdda5392b00001e","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558619,"position":2,"parentId":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","content":"# Republican Race\n\n`Trump` has surprised pundits by consistently beating `Cruz` and `Kasich`, despite being seen as a controversial outsider. "},{"_id":"64b3c2175fdda5392b00001f","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558627,"position":3,"parentId":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","content":"# Democrat Race\n`Clinton` is still the front-runner but she is increasingly seeing a challenge from her opponent `Sanders` who is not that far behind. "},{"_id":"64b3e381e425f28b6000001f","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6451006,"position":4,"parentId":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","content":"# Ted Cruz\n\nRepublican candidate of the 2016 election and US Senator from Texas with legal background. \n\n- `Cruz Policies`"},{"_id":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596168,"position":1,"parentId":"64b3e381e425f28b6000001f","content":"# Cruz Policies\n\nHe wants to: \n- Deport undocumented migrants and stop illegal immigrants\n- Defeat ISIS\n- Flat tax rates for personal income tax and business tax\n\n\n<br>\nCruz on:<table><tr><td>`Tax`</td><td>`Foreign Policy` </td></tr>\n<tr><td>`Education`</td><td>`Immigration`</td></tr>\n</table>\n<br>\n-> `Other Policies`\n-> `Compare Republicans`\n"},{"_id":"64cdd07b46009bda1200003c","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596154,"position":1,"parentId":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","content":"# Cruz: Immigration Policy Overview\n\nSimilar to Trump's policy, he wants a tighter immigration rule since \"border security is national security\". \n\n#More...\n- Increase deportations and strengthen E-verify\n- Reform legal immigration to protect American workers"},{"_id":"6523df7234db613567000039","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6559524,"position":1.5,"parentId":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","content":"# Cruz: Foreign Policy Overview\n\nHe believes in the necessity of exerting global leadership and supports continued involvement with the Middle East. \n\n#More...\n- Repeal Iran deal to prioritise US national interest"},{"_id":"65240c0534db61356700003a","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596102,"position":1.75,"parentId":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","content":"# Cruz: Tax Policy Overview\nHe would introduce the single low rate of 10 percent for personal income tax and 16 percent business tax. \n\n#More...\n- The first $36,000 will be tax-free for a family of four"},{"_id":"657d6d837a21a8fe7300004f","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596138,"position":1.875,"parentId":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","content":"# Cruz: Education Policy Overview\nHe wants to abolish the Department of Education and return education to parents, teachers, local communities, and states. \n\n#More...\n- Block-grant education funding to the states."},{"_id":"64cdd11b46009bda1200003d","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596163,"position":2,"parentId":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","content":"# Cruz: Other Policies\n\n- Push a total ban on abortions without an exception\n- Better care of veterans\n- Get rid of Obamacare and expand competition in the marketplace\n- Lift the regulation to explore resources of the land - from oil to natural gas to ethanol\n\n-> `Compare Republicans`"},{"_id":"64b3e5d1e425f28b60000021","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558631,"position":6,"parentId":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","content":"# Bernie Sanders\nDemocrat candidate and the longest-serving independent member of the House of Representatives. \n\n\n- `Sanders Policies`"},{"_id":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596801,"position":1,"parentId":"64b3e5d1e425f28b60000021","content":"# Sanders Policies\n\nHe wants to:\n\n- Make colleges and universities free for all citizens\n- Increase tax of the wealthy\n- Establish single-payer health care system\n- Focus on diplomacy instead of unilateral military action\n<br>\nSanders on:<table><tr><td>`Tax`</td><td>`Foreign Policy` </td></tr>\n<tr><td>`Education`</td><td>`Immigration`</td></tr>\n</table>\n<br>\n\n-> `Other Policies`\n-> `Compare Democrats`"},{"_id":"657d70ad7a21a8fe73000050","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597208,"position":1,"parentId":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","content":"# Sanders: Tax Policy Overview\nHe wants a fair tax system for the wealthy in order to decrease wealth and income inequality. \n\n#More...\n- Stop corporations from shifting their profits and jobs overseas to avoid paying U.S\n- End the rule allowing American corporations to defer paying federal income taxes on profits of offshore subsidiaries\n- Create a progressive estate tax on the top 0.3 percent of Americans who inherit more than $3.5 million\n- Eliminate tax loopholes for big oil, gas, and coal companies\n- 45 percent on the value of an estate between $3.5 million and $10 million;\n50 percent for the value of an estate between $10 million and $50 million;\n55 percent for the value of an estate in excess of $50 million\n- 37% on income between $250,000 and $500,000;\n43% on income between $500,000 and $2 million;\n48% on income between $2 million and $10 million; \n52% on income of $10 million and above.\n- Protect farm land and conservation easements"},{"_id":"657d711c7a21a8fe73000051","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597301,"position":2,"parentId":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","content":"# Sanders: Foreign Policy Overview\n\nHe supports Iran deal in order to prevent a nuclear arms race in the region. \n\n#More...\n- Combat international terrorism with allies. \n- Supports a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - the solution that recognises Israel’s right and the Palestinians right\n- Against involvement with Iraq and Afghanistan\n"},{"_id":"65b2cb39a07db94954000053","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597213,"position":1,"parentId":"657d711c7a21a8fe73000051","content":"# Iran deal"},{"_id":"657d71977a21a8fe73000052","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596850,"position":3,"parentId":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","content":"# Sanders: Education Policy Overview\nHe wants to make public colleges and universities tuition-free so that people can get education regardless of income. \n\n#More...\n- Lower student loan interest rates from 4.29% to 2.37%.\n- Americans would be able to refinance their student loans at today’s low interest rates.\n- Low-income students would be able to use federal, state and college financial aid to cover room and board, books and living expenses. "},{"_id":"657d72247a21a8fe73000053","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597195,"position":4,"parentId":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","content":"# Sanders: Immigration Policy Overview\nHe supports comprehensive and humane immigration reform policies that keep family together. \n\n\n- Dismantle deportation programs and detention centres\n- Support citizenship for the eleven million undocumented immigrants\n- Ensure the border remains secure while respecting local communities\n- Ensure the return of unjustly deported immigrants\n"},{"_id":"65b2ec5da07db94954000054","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597305,"position":5,"parentId":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","content":"# Sanders: Other Policies\n"},{"_id":"657c8cda7a21a8fe7300003f","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558678,"position":7,"parentId":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","content":"# John Kasich\n\nRepublican candidate and a governor of Ohio with an experience of being a member of House of Representatives for nine terms. \n\n- `Kasich Policies`"},{"_id":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597600,"position":1,"parentId":"657c8cda7a21a8fe7300003f","content":"# Kasich Policies\n\nHe wants to: \n- Strengthen relationship with European allies\n- Cut individual and business taxes\n- Achieve energy independence\n<br>\nKasich on:<table><tr><td>`Tax`</td><td>`Foreign Policy` </td></tr>\n<tr><td>`Education`</td><td>`Immigration`</td></tr>\n</table>\n<br> \n\n-> `Other Policies`\n-> `Compare Republicans`"},{"_id":"657cdb057a21a8fe73000045","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597689,"position":1,"parentId":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","content":"# Kasich: Tax Policy Overview\nHe wants to cut taxes to stimulate the economy and for small business to grow. \n"},{"_id":"657cdba07a21a8fe73000046","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597697,"position":2,"parentId":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","content":"# Kasich: Foreign Policy Oveview\n\nHe wants to defeat ISIS through collaborative strategy involving mutual defense action by NATO. \n\n#More...\n- Ensure a free Ukraine by training and arming Ukrainian forces\n- Stand up to Russia with European allies\n- Counter China through increasing the military presence in region\n- $102 billion in increased defense spending over the next eight years"},{"_id":"657cdc1b7a21a8fe73000047","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597716,"position":3,"parentId":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","content":"# Kasich: Education Policy Oveview\nHe wants education to be managed by each state and not by the federal government. \n\n#More...\n- Abolish federal learning standards\n- Increase student privacy protections\n- Supports making college affordable"},{"_id":"657cdc947a21a8fe73000048","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597723,"position":4,"parentId":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","content":"# Kasich: Immigration Policy Overview\nHe supports a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants\n\n#More...\n- Called for the completion of a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border\n- Create a guest worker program that would allow foreign laborers into the country to meet the needs of businesses"},{"_id":"65b3339aa07db94954000055","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597564,"position":5,"parentId":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","content":"# Kasich: Other Policies"},{"_id":"64b27315e95a2ad34a00000d","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6416542,"position":1,"parentId":"64b2526ff96c6fe64500000d","content":"# US Presidential Primaries\n\nPrimary elections and `caucuses` are there to decide who can `represent each party` for the `Presidential Election`, \n\n- `Timeline of US Election 2016`"},{"_id":"64b5ac2e5cf4253021000022","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6419543,"position":1.5,"parentId":"64b27315e95a2ad34a00000d","content":"# Caucuses\nIt is an `unique process of primaries` in `certain states`. "},{"_id":"64c7e44d46009bda12000026","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6420841,"position":1,"parentId":"64b5ac2e5cf4253021000022","content":"# Caucus 2\n## unique process of primaries\nInstead of casting ballots, voters attend meetings and show their support with open show of hands or breaking up into groups. "},{"_id":"64c7e8d446009bda12000027","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6419684,"position":2,"parentId":"64b5ac2e5cf4253021000022","content":"# Caucus states\nAlaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, North Dakota, and Wyoming. "},{"_id":"64b36556e95a2ad34a00001e","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6487736,"position":2,"parentId":"64b27315e95a2ad34a00000d","content":"# Represent Each Party\n\n- `Republican candidates`\n- `Democrat candidates`"},{"_id":"64b27a5fe95a2ad34a00000e","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6453721,"position":2.25,"parentId":"64b27315e95a2ad34a00000d","content":"# Presidential Election 2016\n\nThe `Presidential Election` this year determines who becomes the next President after Obama's two-term long presidency. \n\n- `Timeline of US Election 2016`"},{"_id":"64b2f6a6e95a2ad34a00001a","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558742,"position":2.5,"parentId":"64b27315e95a2ad34a00000d","content":"# Timeline: US Election 2016\n\n1. `Presidential Primary Elections and Caucuses` (February-June)\n2. `National Conventions` (July)\n3. `Presidential Election` (November)"},{"_id":"64c7f3b546009bda12000028","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6421362,"position":1,"parentId":"64b2f6a6e95a2ad34a00001a","content":"# National Conventions\nThis is when chosen delegates from each state vote for their nominees of President and their `running mates`. "},{"_id":"64c802e246009bda12000029","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6416615,"position":1,"parentId":"64c7f3b546009bda12000028","content":"# Running mate\nIt refers to a prospective Vice President, who is `chosen` by a Presidential nominee before `National Conventions`."},{"_id":"64c8162846009bda1200002a","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6453080,"position":1,"parentId":"64c802e246009bda12000029","content":"#### chosen\nThe selection of the running mate by a Presidential nominee is seen as an indication of how the prospective government will run. "},{"_id":"64b3e504e425f28b60000020","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558761,"position":1.25,"parentId":"64b2526ff96c6fe64500000d","content":"# Marco Rubio\n\nUS Senator from Florida, whose parents are Cuban immigrants. He stepped down from Republican race in March 2016. \n\n- `Rubio Policies`"},{"_id":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597311,"position":1,"parentId":"64b3e504e425f28b60000020","content":"# Rubio Policies\nHe policies were to: \n- Cut the tax rate\n- Boost military spending\n- Have more intervention in Syria\n<br>\nRubio on:<table><tr><td>`Tax`</td><td>`Foreign Policy` </td></tr>\n<tr><td>`Education`</td><td>`Immigration`</td></tr>\n</table>\n<br>\n-> `Other Policies`\n\n"},{"_id":"64cda8b546009bda12000039","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597646,"position":1,"parentId":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","content":"# Rubio: Tax Policy Overview\nHe wants to cut taxes and simplify the tax codes. \n![](https://www.filepicker.io/api/file/v64RklZQfBVL4NML62DA)"},{"_id":"64cda93646009bda1200003a","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597661,"position":2,"parentId":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","content":"# Rubio: Foreign Policy Overview\n\nHe wants to confront ISIS through establishing a coordinated political-military strategy in tandem with Sunni Arab and local partners in the region. \n\n#More...\n- Ensure US remains a Pacific power\n- Stand on the side of freedom and human rights, both inside China and on its periphery\n- Back Democracy and Human Rights in Cuba\n- Complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)\n- Tighter sanction on Iran\n- Strengthen the US-Israel Alliance and Israel’s Self-Defense"},{"_id":"657cafa57a21a8fe73000041","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597671,"position":2.5,"parentId":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","content":"# Rubio: Education Policy Overview\n\nHe wants to make existing higher education information available to help students and families make well-informed decisions. \n\n#More...\n- Allow students to apply for innovative “Student Investment Plans” from approved investors\n- Establish legal, accountable framework for students to repay loans based on what they earn after college\n- Increase access to career and vocational education\n- Increase hiring of non-degree holding workers"},{"_id":"657cb3087a21a8fe73000042","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597686,"position":2.75,"parentId":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","content":"# Rubio: Immigration Policy Overview\n\nHe wants to secure the border, enforce immigration laws in the workplace, and implement effective visa tracking systems.\n\n#More...\n- Deport illegal immigrants with crime records\n- Hire 20,000 new Border Patrol agents\n- Implement an entry-exit visa tracking system\n- Implement a mandatory eVerify system\n- Install $4 billion in new cameras and sensors on the border"},{"_id":"64cdaaf146009bda1200003b","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558736,"position":3,"parentId":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","content":"# Rubio: Other Policies"},{"_id":"64c7c31146009bda12000023","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6416494,"position":1.5,"parentId":"64b2526ff96c6fe64500000d","content":""}],"tree":{"_id":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","name":"US Elections","publicUrl":"us-elections"}}