What We’re Reading: a daily round-up of quick hits, clips, and opinion pieces touching on key issues of democracy, justice, liberty and national security.
The Daily Beast reports on the new Republican push for criminal justice and sentencing reform, while Oklahoma joins the many states taking a closer look at “tough” policies and outsized prison populations.
The Washington Post describes the rise of the super PACs.
The Arizona Republic offers three views on the future of Arizona’s public financing system for political campaigns.
California’s new Citizens Redistricting Commission is getting lots of feedback.
WNYC’s Takeaway discusses the debate over voter photo ID laws.
Dan Froomkin asks, “is torture in America’s future, as well as in our country’s past?”