The Brennan Center, Electronic Privacy Information Center, and other civil society groups called on the Department of State to abandon a policy that would undermine Constitutional rights and lead to discrimination.
The results are in from the country's first ever election publicly funded by vouchers--the 2017 Seattle municipal elections. Heerwig and McCabe find that the city's Democracy Voucher program has helped bring more donors who are not wealthy into the campaign finance system, but more work remains to achieve a fair and representative system.
The Transportation Security Administration's new "secret watch list" is purportedly meant to protect airport security screeners. But it could easily turn into an "enemies list" of people the TSA will target at airports.