Until Obama is more transparent, the public debate will be dominated by Rand Paul and Code Pink's conspiracy theories.
But it's up to the Supreme Court to settle the debate.
And that's very bad for our electoral process.
In oral arguments John Roberts seemed to be looking for a way to make a narrow ruling
Senators claimed it was about Mumia Abu-Jamal, but the GOP has a shameful, decades-long record of blocking Civil Rights Division nominees
The Texas Senator's strange Harvard Law Review article embraces the cause of a microbiologist who tried to poison her friend.
He wants to run against Hillary from the left. His gun and environment records will make that tough.
It's Not Just Vladimir Putin: Governments Around the World Are Making it Easier to Jail Someone as a Pirate
It's not just Vladimir Putin who's arresting activists for piracy. In international law, the term has changed meanings.
*Although that's never stopped the Senate before
Identity politics, logical consistency, and naked self-interest might dissuade Senate Republicans from jamming up Obama's audacious nominations to the nation's second-highest court. Not that those things have stopped them before.