Is Suing and/or Impeaching the President Appropriate or Cheap Politics?

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Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?

There Goes The Cuban Vote

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Cuban American voters are increasingly supporting the Democratic Party.

The Voter Fraud Myth


Few if any people actually commit voter fraud, but some people are trying to make it harder to vote anyway.

5 Things Paul Ryan Wishes He Could Say To Lazy “Inner City Men”

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In lieu of Paul Ryan’s commitment to improve life outcomes of inner city men, here are five things he would probably say to them.

The Republican Party and their ‘Communication Problems’

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Neil O’Farrell points out that losing an election is not about a failure of communication.

More Early Voting Please


Early voting’s opponents often show a shocking lack of knowledge about how our democracy actually works.

The Coming Battle Over Voter ID

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A judge in Pennsylvania has thrown out Pennsylvania’s controversial voter ID law setting the stage for the Supreme Court to tackle the issue.

Russell Brand is not a Revolutionary

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If you want meaningful political and social change you have to work hard for it.

Here’s to Political Comebacks


Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner are trying to make political comebacks in New York City. They deserve a shot.

GLOBALPOST: Venezuela Hunger Strikers Say Government Thugs Attacked Them


Protesters say bikers dressed in Chavez’s socialist party colors robbed them and fired guns at them.

The Demise of the Far-Right Conservative White Guy


It’s not that bad, guys.

The “Have Not Voted” Party


Why do you vote? (Or don’t, as the case may be.)

Why Mitt Romney Isn’t Wrong


Mitt Romney let slip the big debate/campaign secret: you can’t win or lose, much less be right or wrong. It’s nothing but a word game on top of a mess of details that will make all the seemingly impossible big points work out in the end.

The American Monarchy


Americans remain fascinated with the birthright to rule.

Blackmail in the Digital Age


How would one conduct blackmail in the digital age, in which the idea of an ‘original copy’ is meaningless? Carl Pettit considers this theoretical dilemma.

179 Candidates Thrown Off Ballot for Minor Technicality

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Lauren Hale comments on an election technicality in South Carolina that greatly favors incumbents and may even violate voters’ and candidates civil rights.