Reading Time: 7 minutes How dumb can a congressperson be? This story on investigative journalism during the 1970s can only begin to answer that question. (You didn’t think we were referring to anyone in Congress today, did you?)
Reading Time: 3 minutes Cuts in the US Postal Service could have an impact on voting by mail, but that’s not the only obstacle to making certain that absentee ballots get counted.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Republicans in Washington say they want to overhaul the US Postal Service. The last time they tried, they dug the cash-strapped agency into an even deeper hole.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Local election offices are preparing for a contentious November election but may not have enough staff or money to handle an expected surge of mail ballots.
Reading Time: 5 minutes With only five months until the 2020 election, supporters of vote-by-mail want every voter to have the option of casting an absentee ballot.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Drastic steps taken to contain the coronavirus pandemic have led to a significant reduction in pollution. Are some of the changes here to stay and can they help slow climate change?
Reading Time: 3 minutes A decade later and billions of dollars deep, Congress is finally considering a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United ruling.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Coordinated attacks from the president and administration-friendly media have spooked government employees who might want to expose wrongdoing.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The impeachment of President Donald Trump is about much more than the fate of a corrupt leader. It’s about whether the American experiment can still succeed.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The God’s honest truth, according to these observers, is that everyone lies