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William Thomas would become the first gay black male federal judge if confirmed by the Senate. But his own senator, Marco Rubio (R-FL) is opposing his nomination, suggesting he is not tough enough on crime.
Democratic House candidates won more nearly 1.4 million more votes than Republicans last November, yet Republicans control the House. Arizona Republicans have a plan to make the House even less democratic.
New evidence that a secret court decision overturned a 2008 ban on certain types of surveillance adds to evidence that the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s work is interpreting and expanding the law without any sunlight, review, or public debate on how the statute is being interpreted.