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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.
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.
New proposal to combat government dysfunction, NYPD disbands controversial Muslim surveillance unit, New York joins the National Popular Vote Compact, and former Brennan Center fellow Barton Gellman wins a Pulitzer Prize.
Data collection now allows campaigns to target voters like never before. Is that good for democracy?