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/r/Politics is for news and discussion about U.S. politics.#### Description

Welcome to /r/Politics! Please read the wiki before participating. || Voter Registration Resources || Important: Reminder/clarification of our civility guidelines

/r/politics is the subreddit for current and explicitly political U.S. news.

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Comment Guidelines:

|| :-:|:-: Be Civil|Treat others with basic decency. No personal attacks or shill accusations. No Hate Speech|See our hate speech rule here. No Trolling|Participate in discussions here in good faith. Do not flame, bait, troll, witch-hunt, or spread unsubstantiated accusations. See our trolling rule here. Do not suggest or support harm|Any comment that threatens, advocates, celebrates, suggests, wishes, hopes, dreams, expresses extreme indifference towards, otherwise supports in any way or could result in harm of any kind, violence, or death is prohibited. See our harm rule here. No Spam|Spam is bad. This includes both comment and submission spam. No Solicitation|See our solicitation rule here. Do not post users' personal information.|Users who violate this rule will be banned on sight. Witch-hunting and giving out private personal details of other people can result in unexpected and potentially serious consequences for the individual targeted. More Info. Vote based on quality, not opinion.|Political discussion requires varied opinions. Well written and interesting content can be worthwhile, even if you disagree with it. Downvote only if you think a comment/post does not contribute to the thread it is posted in or if it is off-topic in /r/politics. More Info. Do not manipulate comments and posts via group voting.|Manipulating comments and posts via group voting is against reddit TOS. More Info.

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|| :-:|:-: Articles must deal explicitly with US politics.|See our on-topic statement here. Articles must be published within the last two weeks.|More Info. Submissions must be from domains on the approved domains list.|The approved domains list and its criteria can be found here. Post titles must be the exact headline from the article.|Your headline must be comprised only of the exact copied and pasted headline of the article. More Info. No Copy-Pasted Submissions|Please do not submit articles or videos that are a direct, complete copy-paste of original reporting.More Info. Articles must be written in English|An article must be primarily written in English for us to be able to moderate it and enforce our rules in a fair and unbiased manner. More Info. Spam is bad!|/r/Politics bans for submission and comment spam More Info. Submissions must be articles, videos or sound clips.|We disallow solicitation of users (petitions, polls, requests for money, etc.), personal blogs, satire, images, social media content (Facebook, twitter, tumblr, LinkedIn, etc.), wikis, memes, and political advertisements. More info: Content type rules. Do not use "BREAKING" or ALL CAPS in titles.|The ALL CAPS and 'Breaking' rule is applied even when the actual title of the article is in all caps or contains the word 'Breaking'. This rule may be applied to other single word declarative and/or sensational expressions, such as 'EXCLUSIVE:' or 'HOT:'. More Info.

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