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April 15, 2016 -
Undocumented immigrants are already paying billions of dollars in state and local taxes. A new study finds that giving them legal status would boost those collections substantially.
March 2, 2016 -
While Senate Republicans refuse to consider any of President Obama's nominees to fill the vacancy left by the death of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, they're engineering a broader judicial crisis for purely political reasons.
February 12, 2016 -
North Carolina's Republican-controlled legislature redrew congressional districts to make two of them majority-black — and then moved this year's primary up two months. Now, with absentee voting already underway, those districts have been ruled unconstitutional and the legislature ordered to draw new ones.
January 22, 2016 -
Six years since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on political spending, overwhelming numbers of Americans across the partisan spectrum says it's time for far-reaching reforms — and the message is getting through to elected officials.
November 17, 2015 -
The draconian law is already "causing real harm to women across the state of Texas," says one women's health advocate.
October 22, 2015 -
Elected officials and scholars gathered in North Carolina recently to discuss how to transform the way the public thinks about money in politics.
August 5, 2015 -
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a federal appeals court handed down a decision against Texas voter ID requirements that shows why the landmark civil rights law is still needed.