The ignoble American tradition of using "states' rights" to trump real, fundamental human rights carries on with the Roberts Court's decision gutting the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
This time, Massachusetts Democrats are likely to win the special election.
It turns out that the IRS was "targeting" conservative and liberal groups alike.
The Supreme Court's most ardent originalist gives us a weak argument against the policy.
Horrifying as the Syrian civil war is, Israel's best policy option is to stay out.
On the Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. University of Texas.
Two employment law rulings have made it more difficult for harrassed employees to lodge complaints.
The silliest argument against comprehensive immigration reform.
The law is going to make health care better for many Americans. A lot of them just won't realize it's the same thing as the Obamacare they hate.
Our broadband is getting faster, but we're paying through the nose for it.
Jay Carney and his 13 different kinds of evasion
The leader of the country's largest "ex-gay" organization announces the group is shutting down and that he's sorry.
A stroll through the feverish streets of a city in turmoil.
How three young undocumented activists risked everything to expose the injustices of immigrant detention—and invented a new form of protest.
A key fact about political life that is often missing from our discussions.