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The presidential contenders want to harness voter anger. But moneyed special interests have influenced policy for more than 100 years.
Maryland’s legislature voted to override a gubernatorial veto and restored voting rights to an estimated 40,000 citizens with past criminal convictions.
A record 149 Americans were exonerated in 2015. But how much longer until the backlog of wrongful convictions that taints our justice system at last is reduced to a few random cases?
The use of police-worn body camera programs raises difficult questions, which have yet to be answered uniformly.
A new article challenges the conventional wisdom that politicians are always beholden to wealthy special interests.
While the political echo chamber has focused on the Iowa primaries this week, a modern innovation that could transform the electorate nationwide quietly rolled out in Oregon.
New software aims to identify potential terrorists in the stream of refugees entering Europe but the software presents some cause for concern.
Studies of voter registration systems around the world and recent reforms in the United States suggest that automatic voter registration can significantly increase registration rates and enhance turnout.
Lawrence Norden reviews Professor Richard Hasen's new book, which examines the balancing of political equality and free speech in the post-Citizens United era.
The sad reality is that most politicians hate raising money.
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