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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.
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 for democracy?
Despite skyrocketing campaign spending, no one’s sure all that effort really works.
A new report confirms that private prisons not only rely on faulty math to get states to agree to binding contracts, but they also fail to save states money even when their contract legally requires it.
The Democracy Restoration Act is a crucial step forward in ensuring that we stay true to our promise to make this a nation that provides equality for all.
A roundup with the latest news highlighting the corrosive nature of money in New York State politics — and the need for public financing and robust campaign finance reform.