Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear oral argument this fall in Gill v. Whitford, offering the Justices their first opportunity in more than a decade to weigh in on the constitutionality of partisan gerrymandering.
The vast majority of Americans, whether liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican, believe that the campaign finance system needs “fundamental changes,” or that it should be “completely rebuilt.”
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in a public hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence to address questions surrounding his recusal from the Russia investigation and his role in the dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey.
Trump-Russia Investigations: A Guide outlines the key investigative mechanisms available to the legislative and executive branches, methodically highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of each option.
Chicago accounted for more than 55 percent of the murder increase last year, according to a new analysis of crime data. The overall national crime rate remained stable. Americans are safer today than at almost any time in the past 25 years.
The legislation amends the state’s original strict law which had been struck down by multiple courts as racially discriminatory over years of litigation. It makes some advances while raising new concerns.