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Conservative National Groups Battle In The States Over Constitution Redo

Center for Public Integrity | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics

This story was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity. It’s only a short phrase buried in the U.S. Constitution, but it enables an ...

Conservatives and the Constitution

Max J. Skidmore | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics
Max J. Skidmore

Singing their praises of the Constitution, House Republicans adopted a "requirement that every bill must cite the provision of the Constitution which permits its introduction." Surprisingly, the actual Constitution frequently makes conservatives uncomfortable.

Want To Revive Our Republic? Then Read the Constitution

Christopher Phillips | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics
Christopher Phillips

If thawing out our republic and getting it back on a vibrant track can be achieved without any changes whatsoever to our Constitution, as I've asserted in my last blogs, why haven't we done so already?

Our Court Needs More Supremes

Christopher Phillips | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Christopher Phillips

What would having more Justices achieve? Ideally, a Court with a greater plurality of perspectives, a greater depth and breadth of experiences, backgrounds, value systems and approaches to their duties.

The Paper Tiger Gets Teeth: Developments in Chinese Environmental Law

Erin Ryan | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Erin Ryan

The move follows a series of internationally reported environmental horror stories from China over the past year, including epic levels of urban air pollution and tens of thousands of pig carcasses decaying in the local water supply.

Climate Deniers in Congress Up to Their Old Tricks

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 09.30.2013 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

As most Americans are packing up their cars and getting ready to go on their summer vacations, climate deniers in Congress are in full swing. Our opponents in the U.S. Senate have been making plans to stop EPA from taking action to reduce carbon pollution.

Share Your Voice in Our Future by Voting Tuesday

Benny Napoleon | Posted 11.02.2012 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

The future of our nation, Michigan and Wayne County rests with you and other voters. Do not give up your right to vote! I encourage you to become familiar with your ballot by reviewing it online and deeply considering each candidate and issue.

Ryan Grim

DeMint: 'We Have Not Yet Begun To Fight' | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jim DeMint, the tactician who led Senate Republicans in unanimous opposition to health care reform, declared early on that a defeat for Obama would be...

Ryan Grim

Senate Dems Pass Health Care Reconciliation Package | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 3/25 9:47 PM It wasn't easy and it wasn't pretty, but the congressional debate over comprehensive health care reform ended Thursday night with ...

Friday Talking Points [102] -- Harry Reid's Glacial Progress Grinds On

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Harry Reid thinks he's got enough votes, but then this is the reason why the vote keeps getting pushed back -- because he's obviously still scrambling for the final few votes before he moves ahead.

Jeff Muskus

Waxman Gives GOP One More Day To Stall On Climate Change | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Henry Waxman has had just about enough. The House Energy and Commerce Committee's climate-change bill has been besieged by hundreds of (mostly Republi...

Moscow's Unseemly Haste To Amend

Robert Coalson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Coalson

Russia's Federation Council on December 22 signed off on the ratification process of the controversial constitutional amendments that will extend the presidential term of office to six years.

A Nation Clinging to Guns

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

Why exactly do we need firearms? A gun will not insure that you do not lose your job to an international merger or international competition. A gun will not get you a raise.

Scalia's Choice: More Deaths to Defend the Constitution

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Congratulations, Justice Scalia! Now we can all look forward to years of arguing over just exactly when, where and how the right to have guns in the home applies.