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Both Republicans and Democrats are pushing Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on the FIRST STEP Act
A vast array of obscure presidential powers spans everything from the military to criminal law, and some are ripe for abuse. They need to be re-examined.
Lawmakers are using special sessions to pass anti-democratic measures — and undermine the will of voters
On criminal justice, the late president's legacy is shaped by Willie Horton and Clarence Thomas
“We believe that no matter what state you live in, Democrat or Republican, you should have a fair voice in our elections. Your vote is your voice.”
Voting rights, gerrymandering, and campaign finance reform will top Congress’s 2019 agenda. It's an important step toward fixing our broken system.
An independent redistricting commission would help limit partisan gerrymandering
Brennan Center President Michael Waldman's address to the Brennan Legacy Awards Dinner, November 2018
But many unresolved questions remain
“This administration has already been tearing families apart; playing them against one another is a new low.”