Two members of the presidential commission reach the conclusion that expansion is needed.
Doing nothing is still a choice, and the legitimacy crisis is here, like it or not.
A new poll from Texas give us a chance to think about parties and nominations in the US.
Gridlock doesn’t mean government stops. It just shifts who is governing.
After weeks of evasion, the frontrunner hints at a compromise policy.
Having the topic of political reform start to seep into pop culture is a good thing.
The California Supreme Court has struck down a state law purporting to require a candidate for President to release their tax returns,
Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman is running to get his old job back.
Late last week, a Federal Judge in California placed on hold a state law requiring candidates to provide copies of their tax returns.
Late last week, a Federal Judge blocked a California law requiring candidates for President and other offices to make copies of their tax returns public.
The Trump campaign and several other parties have filed lawsuits challenging California’s new law requiring candidates for President to release copies of their tax returns.
Jon Huntsman has resigned as Ambassador to Russia ahead of an anticipated bid to return as Utah’s Governor, a position he held 11 years ago.
Justice Ginsburg has some kind words for her two newest co-workers, perhaps to the surprise of many of Ginsburg’s own supporters.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg isn’t very impressed by the proposals made by several liberal politicians lately to increase the size of the Supreme Court to counterbalance the conservative tilt created by the Gorsuch and Kavanaugh confirmations.
California’s legislature has passed a law purporting to require candidates for President to release copies of their tax returns, but it’s likely to face legal challenges if it becomes law.
The Vermont Senator has a bizarre alternative to court packing.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving office at the end of the month.
Other than confirming a lot of Trump Judges, the Senate has not been getting much work done so far this year.
California is the latest state to try to force all Presidential candidates, including the President, to release their tax returns as a condition for getting on the ballot. It’s not at all clear that this is permitted under the Constitution.
Ballot measures across the country would deny access to those who refuse to release tax returns.
Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is the latest entrant into an already crowded Democratic field.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee is running for the Democratic nomination for President on a platform primarily focused on climate change. Whether that helps distinguish him from a growing field of candidates remains to be seen.
The ignominious saga of Anthony Weiner appears to have reached its end.
Nancy Pelosi is apparently close to a deal with dissident Democrats that will keep her in power until at least 2022.
Once again, people on the left are complaining that Ruth Bader Ginsburg didn’t retire when they wanted her to.
Rick Scott is pulling in impressive fundraising numbers, giving Democrats reason to worry that they’ll have another Senate seat to worry about in November.
Progressive enthusiasm for the notion that our governing framework is dynamic and ought be constantly updated by the judiciary is waning.
Tim Pawlenty is attempting a comeback in Minnesota. It won’t be easy.
To nobody’s surprise, Vladimir Putin has won re-election to another term as Russia’s President.
A contest with no serious challenger will make him the longest-serving Russian leader since Stalin.
Maryland’s legislature is considering a law that would require candidates for President to release their tax returns. It’s probably not Constitutional.
China’s Xi Jinping solidified his hold on power well into the next decade over the weekend.
Another Alabama woman accuses Roy Moore of sexually assaulting him when she was a teenager.
Susan Collins will stay in the Senate rather than running for Governor of Maine next year.
We’re a long way away from the start of the 2020 election cycle, but Democrats are already maneuvering for support and money.
A Constitutional coup d’etat is not the way to solve the Donald Trump problem.
States are considering laws that would require candidates for President to release their tax returns, but such laws are probably unconstitutional.
Congressional term limits are a good idea, but they are only a partial solution at best and may not be the best solution to the problems facing our political system.
In what seems like a replay of the primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, some top Democratic Party leadership positions may be in jeopardy.
Republican Matt Bevin picked up what comes as a surprise win to many observers, and that sets up a big fight over what had been a PPACA program that the White House has touted.
Public opinion on the Supreme Court has declined significantly, largely because Republicans don’t like the Supreme Court very much right now.