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New voting restrictions were in place in 21 states this election. In this ongoing series, we are collecting the stories of citizens unfairly impacted by these laws.
Winning candidates in 2014’s competitive Senate races were overwhelmingly backed by “dark money” groups that conceal their donors.
TV ad spending in state Supreme Court elections surged to more than $13.8 million since January, surpassing the $12.2 million spent on TV advertising in the 2010 midterm elections.
This year President Barack Obama rejected two opportunities to close the door on the use of torture and cruelty by the United States.
Lack of transparency forces investors and the voting public to wait on whistleblowers for information about corporate political spending.
Our latest Fair Courts E-lert highlights the first judge elected with public financing in New Mexico, a recount in a North Carolina supreme court race, and more.
Doors to party leadership are opening for Congress' top fundraisers.
Loretta Lynch speaks at the Center's annual dinner, Senate rejects curtailing the reach of government surveillance, and a new voting stories series is launched.
This fall, states are paving the way to reform laws barring people with past criminal convictions from the ballot box. Read up on reform efforts in the legislatures and the courts.