As long as there have been elections, there have been attempts to keep eligible people from voting.
Set in the advertising world of the 1960s, 'Mad Men' is stunning to look at - a Camelot-era parade of smartly dressed professionals lounging around on midcentury modern furniture.
After you pay your E-ZPass bill, there is no reason for the government to keep records of your travel.
Corporations have enormous treasuries, and there are a lot of things they want from government, many of which clash with the public interest.
One way to reduce the need for layoffs would be to cut back on hours, spreading the available work among more employees.
A publicly run health care program could compete with private insurance companies, which have a record of overcharging and underperforming.
The Enron scandal is worthy of the highest level of scrutiny, both because of the enormity of the crimes that may have been committed and because of what the largest bankruptcy in American history has already begun to reveal about the weaknesses in our nation's corporate structures and regulatory oversight.
Regency romances end in marriage; zombie stories end in the zombies being vanquished. 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' delivers both.
Patents have a place in medical science - for new inventions that advance the state of knowledge.
An election in which people have to wait 10 hours to vote, or in which black voters wait in the rain for hours, while white voters zip through polling places, is unworthy of the world's leading democracy.
Supporters of tough voter ID laws are not afraid of vote fraud - they are afraid of democracy.
Federal law should hold organizations like the League of Women Voters harmless if they make good-faith mistakes while registering people.
Conservative Justices have a history of not standing by their professed commitment to judicial restraint.
Twitter, Facebook, and other social media outlets have a great deal of information about all of us - and the government wants to be able to see it.
Liberal judges tend to be expansive about things like equal protection, while conservatives read more into ones like 'the right to bear arms.'
Congress needs to toughen the laws protecting elections and make clear that anyone interfering with democracy will pay a stiff price.
Republicans and blacks had an unlikely alliance around 'max black' after the 1990 census. By concentrating black voters in some districts, the strategy elected a record number of black congressmen in 1992. But the remaining 'bleached' districts were more likely to elect white Republicans.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the major achievement of President Obama's first term.
If a company knows it may have to pay a large amount of money if it poses an unreasonable threat to others, it will have a strong incentive to act better.
It was not until the civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s that Congress got serious about the assignment laid out in the post-Civil War amendments.
A key reason that elections are run so badly is that in most states, political partisans are in charge.