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Hammered for going around Congress with executive orders, President Obama should go further on voting and transparency, to make government work better.
Data collection now allows campaigns to target voters like never before. Is that good or bad for democracy?
Despite skyrocketing campaign spending, no one’s sure all that effort really works.
We should all be brave enough to acknowledge the mistakes that are made at trial, and to rectify them, so innocent men and women do not languish in jail.
A federal appeals panel ordered the U.S. government to turn over a classified memo outlining the legal justification for the 2011 drone strike that killed U.S. citizen Anwar Al-Awlaki.
Common-sense rule reform can help put judges on empty benches. However, in a climate of hyper-partisanship, it may not be enough.
What you might have missed among the ensuing McCutcheon hub-bub is that the Supreme Court actually left one part of campaign finance law alone.
Obama should act now, with bipartisan support and momentum, to tackle the growing problem of mass incarceration.
There should be a uniform federal rule requiring transparency for political spending by companies — the type of rule the Supreme Court endorsed in McCutcheon and Citizens United.