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Women in Business: Q&A with Sharon Lechter, Author of Think and Grow Rich for Women

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sharon Lechter is an author, CPA, the founder/CEO of Pay Your Family First and a publishing powerhouse. In 1997, Lechter coauthored the international ...

Judges and 'Speaking Out'

Joel Cohen | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Joel Cohen

Would those who criticize Justice Stevens' public statements and writings, particularly concerning public financing of elections, stop just because they could be certain he would have totally ended his career as a judge?

Paul Blumenthal

The Roberts Court Tees Up The End Of Campaign Finance Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission on Wednesday has potentially big implications for the future...

Women in Business: Q&A with Barbara Timm-Brock, Chief Growth Officer, Sylvan Learning

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Chief Growth Officer for Sylvan Learning, Barbara Timm-Brock is responsible for operations and growth initiatives. Barbara oversees franchise system o...

O'Connor Officiates Gay Wedding At Supreme Court

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has officiated at the wedding of a gay couple at the Supreme Court, at least the...

The Women Of The Supreme Court Now Have The Badass Portrait They Deserve

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

The women of the Supreme Court are the subjects of a new painting unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. on Monda...

The 3 Things Scalia Gets Wrong

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia got a lot of attention for his colorful interview with New York magazine on Sunday. While most of his claims were...

First Nighter: In "Arguendo" Elevator Repair Service Makes a Good Argument for Unbridled Enjoyment

David Finkle | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Although I can't say I followed everyone of the ins and outs of Elevator Repair Service's Arguendo, at the Public, I had great fun trying to. That's ...

An Open Letter to American Citizens on Constitution Day

Sandra Day O’Connor | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics
Sandra Day O’Connor

Throughout American history, our country's greatest political and social movements have been fueled by the actions and ideas of an active and engaged citizenry.

What Lincoln and Jefferson Can Teach Us About NSA Surveillance

Brian Levin | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics
Brian Levin

Sometimes, upholding the Constitution and protecting the country it set out to establish might involve acts that appear to violate bits and pieces of it. We should talk about transparency, oversight, and striking a balance between liberty and security.

Supreme Court Justice Vows To Resist Retirement Pressure

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, July 4 (Reuters) - At age 80, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, leader of the U.S. Supreme Court's liberal win...

Jeffrey Toobin and the Future of the Roberts Court

Scott Porch | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics
Scott Porch

Although the two new justices in the mid-2000s did not change the 5-4 conservative majority on the court, they forged a different kind of conservative majority. Toobin and I discussed his books and the current state of the Supreme Court earlier this week by email.

Al Gore Stands By Decision On Make-Or-Break Case

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

One day after former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor expressed doubts about Bush v. Gore, one half of the 2000 presidential election equatio...

O'Connor Doubts Bush v. Gore

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor expressed doubt Friday about the decision to take the 2000 Bush v. Gore case that resulted in the ele...

O'Connor Issues Warning On 'Delicate Balance' In Gun Dispute

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor warned Tuesday against a rush to judgment in a New York gun ownership dispute, citi...

Marginalizing American Women to Second Class Status

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Rizwan A. Rahmani

To keep hearing the same political debates around our country regarding abortion, women's pay, and women's health is so surreal that sometimes I feel like a time-traveling protagonist in a sci-fi film, in which I missed a turn and went back a century.

Call It Democracy 2012: An Electoral Storm

Matt Kohn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Matt Kohn

There is no better time than the present for American citizens to take a look at the history of presidential elections through the lens of the Electoral College.

The Election: The New Reality Show

Susan Berger | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Susan Berger

Millions would not think of missing the Kardashian wedding or Real Housewives of New York reunion. But there is an even bigger reality to get engaged in.

Dave Jamieson

O’Connor: Public Disapproval Of Roberts Court ‘A Great Disappointment’

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said in an interview aired Sunday that the American public's diminishing approval of the nation’s h...

O'Connor Defends Controversial Move

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on Wednesday said attacks on Chief Justice John Roberts over his key vote to upho...

Mike Sacks

How Would Obamacare Fare Before Justices Who Received Top Honor?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Later this spring, retired Justice John Paul Stevens will become the ninth former member of the Supreme Court to receive the Presidentia...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court's Women Celebrate 30 Years Of Female Justices

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The only four women to serve as Supreme Court justices gathered Wednesday night to celebrate Sandra Day O'Connor's pathbreaking arrival...

Sandra Fluke Names Female Role Model

The Huffington Post | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

Growing up, Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke said she looked up to another Sandra, former Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Conner. Fluke, whom...

O'Connor Cracks Joke About Newt's Personal Life

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor made a joke about the GOP candidates Saturday that reportedly drew much laughter. At the black-tie...

Can Occupy Overturn Citizens United? "Dear 99%ers..."

Mark Green | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Mark Green

Nothing could enhance American democracy more than if Occupy Wall Street helped enact the 28th Constitutional Amendment to end the pretense that corporations are people who speak with money. The 99% can stop the privatization of government.