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Welcome to the 2016 presidential race, in which outside groups taking jumbo donations operate as shadow campaigns -- leaving everyday Americans without a voice.
The Voting Rights Act is celebrated for helping expand the electoral power of African-American and Latino communities, but those gains likely would not have happened if another parallel revolution hadn’t taken place at the same time.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court decision to end investigation into Walker campaign raises questions of judiciary integrity and eviscerates much-needed campaign finance laws.
On this historic anniversary for our country, Congress should move swiftly to restore the lost promise of the Voting Rights Act.
President Obama recently took a few steps in the right direction on criminal justice reform, but he can't stop there.
It’s easy to forget amid all the happy talk of political consensus that Congress hasn't yet done anything big to stem the tide of federal incarceration.
Hopefully President Obama comes away from his historic visit to a federal prison with a better understanding of the sad truth of prison conditions.
A groundbreaking New Jersey voting reform would increase accuracy, save money, and add millions to the rolls. Chris Christie should sign it.
Chief Justice John Roberts is notably inconsistent in the application of his “calling balls and strikes” doctrine. When it comes to the law of democracy, too often Roberts still throws curve balls.
His angry concurrence in defense of solitary confinement last week reads like a district attorney’s closing argument or a victim advocate’s brief.
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