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Bruce Ackerman

Bruce Ackerman is a professor of law at Yale and the author of We the People.

If Biden is willing to exercise the power granted him in the Constitution, he could do more than pass health care. He could undo the filibuster rules that threaten to deadlock our system of government. Read more

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We should not look upon presidential lawlessness as if it were an odd aberration of the Bush years. Read more

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If history is any guide, the next four years will be shaped by how Obama confronts the Bush administration's abuses of power. Read more

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We need a fundamentally different way of allocating public funds to political candidates. Read more

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Hillary Clinton's support for baby bonds is one of the boldest ideas we've seen so far in the campaign -- and it could be funded by reinstating the federal estate tax. Read more

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