Politics

June 29, 2015

The Housing Recovery Has Skipped Poor and Minority Neighborhoods
3:59 PM

After the Supreme Court's fair-housing ruling, will the government finally do something about it?

Capital Punishment Is Hard to Abolish. Pennsylvania’s Death Penalty Battle Shows Why.
2:26 PM

On the strange state of capital punishment in Pennsylvania. 

Antonin Scalia Compared a Lifesaving EPA Regulation to a Ferrari
1:22 PM

The Supreme Court justice even suggested that a rule that restricts mercury pollution could hurt human health and the environment.

The Supreme Court Gave Democrats a Fighting Chance to Win Back the House
12:03 PM

Contorted congressional districts could become a thing of the past.

Justice Samuel Alito: Death Is Often Painful, So Why Shouldn't Lethal Injection Be?

The heartless reasoning in the Supreme Court's death penalty ruling.

Rand Paul Somehow Uses the Gay Marriage Ruling to Attack Labor Laws

For Paul, the solution is to get the government out. It doesn't matter what the problem is.

Reverend Obama's Historic Sermon
6:00 AM

The religious underpinnings of the President's call to political action.

June 28, 2015

A Slightly Modest Proposal

John Roberts's claims of judicial restraint should be taken with a grain of salt.

A Term to Remember
8:48 PM

In case after case, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the constitutional principles of liberty and equality.

June 27, 2015

John Roberts to America: I'm in Charge Here
11:37 AM

The chief justice's Obamacare opinion is part of his plan to make the Supreme Court the final decider on the nation’s most divisive policy issues.

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