Republicans, who cry voter fraud to disenfranchise minorities, want to eliminate the Election Assistance Commission, which helps ensure that secure elections are held.
Pro-business lawyers, scholars dominate Hill conference pushing deregulatory agenda.
Male victims of domestic abuse don’t always seek help. When they do, they are often excluded from government-funded services, despite laws mandating equal protection. Some advocates are fighting to change that.
From Watergate to Iraq War propaganda, conflicts between the Deep State and the Executive branch have proven helpful to the public. They provided a glimpse into the White House and the nation’s intelligence apparatus, leading to important reforms. So perhaps an open conflict between the Trump administration and the Deep State isn’t such a bad thing.
Donald Trump was hailed for a presidential address to Congress. But was it? Here is what he should have said during the speech’s most memorable moment.
The US is lagging far behind many other countries with regard to the percentage of women in the national legislature — even places like Iraq and Afghanistan. On the 100th anniversary of the swearing in of the first female member of Congress, we look at the reasons for this enduring inequality.
When Jewish cemeteries were desecrated recently, it was Muslims — not President Donald Trump — who first deplored these acts. They also raised tens of thousands of dollars to repair them. And we have more surprises for you.
The vast majority of victims of modern wars are civilians. Risks of violence and even death force them to become refugees seeking safe haven. The refusal to recognize their plight only prolongs their suffering.
The FBI is now only accepting FOIA requests via fax, “snail mail” or through a special online portal, limiting the options for submitting requests from the public. If transparency advocates had not intervened, the Bureau’s policy would have been far worse.
At first glance, it seemed as though various factions of the GOP’s right wing were at odds at an annual gathering of conservatives. The rifts are only cosmetic, however, as Steve Bannon continues to hold the reins.
A large batch of emails from Scott Pruitt’s time as Oklahoma Attorney General reveal an alarmingly cozy relationship with oil and gas industries. Will he put their interests first as head of the EPA or those of the American people?
Last Friday, while the mainstream media were focused on Trump’s press secretary excluding reporters from a briefing, Trump was making real news: signing an executive order smoothing the way for cutting most federal regulations, jeopardizing public health and safety.
The technology of surveillance has outpaced the law and oversight. How far will it go? And what can we do about it?
President Donald Trump, who is usually so modest, has proclaimed that he is the least racist and least anti-Semitic person. At a time when hate crimes are up and racial rifts have been laid bare, that’s a stroke of good fortune for the US.
The killing of Trayvon Martin and the subsequent acquittal of George Zimmerman triggered a wave of discontent among African-Americans that ultimately became the Black Lives Matter movement. It also sparked debate on Stand Your Ground laws. But has anything changed five years later?