President Trump says he’ll “send in the Feds” if Chicago doesn’t cut its murder rate. But the reality is that “the Feds” are already in the Windy City, including a consent decree that does what Trump wants: reform the city’s police department.
South Dakotans voted to adopt state campaign finance & ethics reforms. But voters may not have the final say: legislators and other power players tried to prevent reform by either repealing voter initiatives or filing lawsuits to invalidate them.
The urgent need for these commonsense reforms should transcend partisan politics, and Sens. Grassley, Durbin, and Speaker Ryan should be commended for their leadership and support of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act.