The Boston police commissioner is being floated as a potential nominee for head of Homeland Security, but there's trouble at home, with allegations of rampant racial discrimination in his force.
D.C. medical marijuana dispensaries are finally open for business, but the nightmare of federal regulations and prohibitions still loom.
Felony-disenfranchisement laws suppress black turnout enough to swing elections, and the future of reform is murky.
Things are going to work out OK. Not spectacular, not terrible, but OK.
Even if it exists, it doesn't matter.
... an article we just couldn't help ourselves from writing.
There's a lot we still don't know about the most important remaining legal provision we have to help fight voter discrimination. Like, will it actually work?
If 2,776 violations can occur when NSA agents are trying to follow the law in good faith, consider the dangers posed by personnel who aren't acting in good faith.
Twitter may be able to predict elections just as well as the polls, but we use survey research for way more than just that.
How do we judge a movie made from a book written by someone with repellent political views?
Getting the mainstream media out of the primary debate business would actually be a good thing for everyone.
The country's leaders and much of its public have repressed memories of where pre-1967 national boundaries lie.
If Republicans offer citizenship to Dreamers but not their parents, should Democrats take the deal?
He argues that the poor are more influential in Washington than ever. That's just not true.
The latest Republican argument on voter suppression laws, and why it's wrong