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There’s a move to return selection of U.S. Senators to state legislatures. Those who support this have forgotten that the nation is both a republic and a democracy.
Since 2007, the Roberts Court has used five key cases to dismantle campaign finance law. McCutcheon v. FEC, expected soon, could be next.
Despite some shenanigans, the tide appears to be turning on voting rights, with increasing public bipartisan support for making our elections more free, fair, and accessible.
Today more conservative Christian leaders question the price of mass incarceration. This is a huge — and positive — development.
Whether one supports the bulk collection program or opposes it, outsourcing it to a private corporation is not the right way forward.
Can Ready for Hillary give that invaluable and patiently assembled email list to Candidate Clinton? Walter Shapiro on one-candidate Super PACs, the most worrisome trend in contemporary politics.
On March 9, 1964, SCOTUS reversed a libel verdict against The New York Times in a case brought by Alabama officials who complained about a civil rights ad in the paper. The First Amendment, thankfully, hasn't been the same since.
Leading political and businesswomen in New York State voice need for ethics reform and public campaign financing.