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Republicans Vote To Kill Independent Election Commission Set Up After Bush vs. Gore

The Hill | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans on the Committee on House Administration have voted to eliminate the independent commission that was established to address election probl...

Prescriptions for Mending Broken Government and Averting Spiritual Death

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qanta Ahmed, MD

While ending America's wars sounds logical and direct, I am beginning to doubt I will ever see this in my lifetime, as long or short as it may be. The country has become inextricably engaged in these conflicts.

Back to the Gilded Age!

Warren Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Warren Goldstein

A little over nine years ago (December 12, 2000) the conservative majority on the Supreme Court intervened in the disputed presidential election betwe...

Prop. 8 Federal Lawsuit Begins, Cue Right-Wing Media Hysteria

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Few other issues whip the conservative media chattering class into a frenzy like the equality of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans. This unprecedented federal legal challenge is unlikely to be any different.

Bush v. Gore Rears Its Head (Part IV): A New Check on the Court to Defend the Rule of Law

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

The false national consensus that national security should trump constitutional protections for liberty and privacy exemplifies such collusion today.

Justice Souter: Homeward Bound

Brian Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Williams

The quiet man from New Hampshire has accomplished one thing with his planned departure: he's proven once again that attempts to predict the behavior of the court and its justices can be a dicey business.

Days of our Lives

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Campbell

When I picked up the paper the morning of November 5th, I still couldn't believe it. As the weeks passed, every story reminded me that, yes, Barack Hussein Obama had indeed won.

Obama Raises the Bar for Future Presidents

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

Obama's success in these first two weeks has forever changed our expectations of a new President and how he or she should behave.

Bush v. Gore Rears Its Head: The Triumph of Politics Over Law (Part II)

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

Despite the changing winds of politics, the expansion of the voting franchise has been one of our most consistent trends since the birth of the Republic.

Bush v. Gore Rears Its Head: The Politicization of Voting Rights (Part I)

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

Today, as the nation prepares to rid itself of the presidential yoke imposed seven years ago by the Supreme Court, the Court continues to engage in partisan judicial activism.

Will Thomas

The Ghost Of Gonzales: Justice Dept Still Backs Controversial Voter ID Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though Alberto Gonzales is gone, the Justice Department is still backing controversial voter identification laws that many believe are specifically de...