by Ian Millhiser Mar 4, 2016
Cry babies gonna cry. But the forces of equality still won.
by Ian Millhiser Feb 29, 2016
Justice Antonin Scalia's death is likely to give the final word in many key voting rights cases to lower courts.
by Josh Israel Feb 19, 2016
He and Chuck Grassley try to spin an Obama nomination to the Supreme Court as a scheme by Democrats to "rob voters of chance to replace Scalia"
by Josh Israel Feb 18, 2016 Updated: Mar 1, 2016
Most of the 54 Senate Republicans have already made it clear that think his seat should remain vacant until 2017 so the next president can make the determination
by Josh Israel Feb 16, 2016
"There’s a strong likelihood that at least one of them will leave the bench, which means that Obama, if reelected, will likely be able to replace one of them with a liberal."
by Natasha Geiling Feb 15, 2016
In 2008, Grassley railed against the "unjustified slowness" of the confirmation process.
by Ian Millhiser Feb 8, 2016
No state has done more in the post-Jim Crow era to restrict voting rights than North Carolina.
by Ian Millhiser Jan 22, 2016
On Thursday, the Obama administration received several pieces of very good news about this case from a federal appeals court laden with wildcard judges.
by Ian Millhiser Jan 5, 2016
Stacey Schuett and Lesly Taboada-Hall were married before the latter's death. But FedEx thinks their marriage doesn't count because they are lesbians.
by Ian Millhiser Dec 27, 2015
One of the most basic functions of the United States Senate came to a near stop the day Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took over as Senate Majority Leader.