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Roosevelt and his Bull Moose split the Republican vote in 1912, allowing progressive Democrat Woodrow Wilson to ascend to power.
The progressive era in the early 20th century delivered constitutional amendments that gave us a permanent federal income tax, established the Federal Reserve Bank, and diminished state's influence over the federal government by making elections to the U.S. Senate by popular vote.
What changes lie ahead for America if the new progressive era unleashed by President Obama is able to move ahead under a progressive successor, be it a Democrat or a Republican?