Reading Time: 2 minutes Long before he was pilloried by President Donald Trump, Rep. Elijah Cummings was memorable. Constituents and colleagues admired his fierce pursuit of the truth.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Just how far will GOP senators go to protect President Donald Trump? Two senators’ differing approaches suggest some cracks in Republican defenses.
Reading Time: 4 minutes With the FEC in disarray, watchdog groups are working the courts to test the limits of Citizens United and reveal the donors of so-called “dark money” super PACs.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Native Americans could significantly sway the outcome of the 2020 election in several states — if they’re allowed to vote.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Is North Carolina about to replace its decades-old voting technology with another vulnerable system? It certainly looks that way.
Reading Time: 4 minutes An FEC complaint that President Donald Trump violated a federal law that prohibits soliciting information from a foreign national could produce long-awaited answers.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Once-discounted voters could sway the 2020 election, as voting-rights groups registered hundreds of thousands of voters on National Voter Registration Day.
Reading Time: 5 minutes States act to address the retirement-income gap through auto-IRAs and other state sponsored retirement programs.
Reading Time: 5 minutes President Donald Trump wants to adjust capital gains for inflation, which would reduce taxes on the rich. Why hasn’t Congress done the same with the minimum wage, which inflation erodes every year?
Reading Time: 9 minutes Women in the US won the right to vote 100 years ago today. But they still have a long way to go before being equally represented in politics.