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A year ago, we predicted President Barack Obama would edge Mitt Romney 48-47 with 286 electoral votes, plus we'd get a Democratic Senate and Republican House; the numbers were a bit off, but who's counting? So plunging past the fiscal cliff, let's...
Here's one prediction you can take to the bank: In 2016, Focus on the Family will still be spewing paranoid nonsenseChange of SubjectIn advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
For the past year, left-leaning Tribune columnist Eric Zorn has regularly been trading views on the presidential race with writers from the other side of the political spectrum, looking for trends, points of agreement and areas of divergence. For the last...
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court set the stage Friday for a historic decision on gay rights, announcing it would hear appeals of rulings striking down California's Proposition 8 and the federal law denying benefits for legally married same-sex couples....
Change of SubjectFor the past year, I've regularly been trading views on the presidential race with writers from the right, looking for trends, points of agreement and areas of divergence. For the last installment in this series, I've invited back Christine Dudley......
Who's buying our democracy? Wall Street financiers, the Koch brothers, and casino magnates Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, among others. And they're doing much of it in secret. It's a perfect storm -- the combination of three waves that are about to...
Robert H. Bork, the conservative legal champion whose bitter defeat for a Supreme Court seat in 1987 politicized the confirmation process and changed the court's direction for decades, died Wednesday. He was 85. The former Yale law professor and judge on...
Tags: Heart Disease, Civil Rights, Antonin Scalia, White House, Judges
Robert H. Bork, whose failed Supreme Court nomination in 1987 infuriated conservatives and politicized the confirmation process for the ensuing decades, died Wednesday at the age of 85. The former Yale law professor and judge on the U.S. Court of...
Maryland made history yesterday as the first state to approve gay marriage at the ballot box. The outcome on Question 6 was notable not just for what it will mean for thousands of gays and lesbians whose relationships will now be recognized as equal to...
Tags: Barack Obama, Politics, Civil Rights, Voting, Social Issues
WASHINGTON (AP)— Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put this divisive social issue back on their agenda in the middle of a presidential election...
Even when Jeffrey Toobin is absolutely, positively, flat-out wrong, it's worth listening to what he has to say about the U.S. Supreme Court. Toobin, an Emmy Award-winning senior analyst for CNN and a staff writer for The New Yorker not only is smart,...
With so many tens of millions of dollars flowing into political campaigns anonymously this year, it's hard to believe anyone would oppose some minimum level of disclosure. After all, it was Justice Anthony Kennedy who wrote in the infamous Citizens United...
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