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On March 5 San Franciscans will have the opportunity to vote for an
electoral system that elected "Red Ken" Livingstone as London's Mayor and
Mary Robinson as Ireland's President and catapulted

Back in the spotlight, he condemns the trading of political favors for cash.

The problems of people of color show what's wrong with American democracy.

In Gore Vidal's novel of post-World War I Washington, Hollywood, the
toughest ticket in town is a pass to the Senate debate on the League of
Nations treaty.

Florida revisited: Schadenfreude amid the carnage of the democratic process.

George W. Bush, whose administration is addicted to secrecy, wants presidential papers classified indefinitely, not for the usual 12 years.

Serious shortcomings in voting access were illustrated in the 2000 'recount.'

The recent election has shown that election reform is necessary to preserve our democracy.

The contested presidential election is hard to sort out, but news outlets still try to proclaim unfounded 'facts.'

Blogs

The Supreme Court says GOP-drawn redistricting maps in Alabama may be unconstitutional racial gerrymanders.

March 25, 2015

One of the country's most restrictive voter ID laws will now be in effect.

March 23, 2015

House GOP lauds Netanyahu’s win as "hard-fought and well-earned."

March 20, 2015

The right to vote is under the greatest threat since the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

March 5, 2015

Pushing this country forward takes more than a sympathetic president.

January 8, 2015

It took MLK’s activism and LBJ’s leadership to pass the Voting Rights Act.

January 8, 2015

Poet Crystal Valentine: “Maybe politics aren’t Armageddon enough for us”

December 22, 2014

To address dismal election participation, Bernie Sanders proposes giving citizens time off for Democracy Day.

November 17, 2014

DOJ’s aggressive defense of voting rights is one of the most important aspects of Holder’s tenure.

September 25, 2014

A grassroots citizen-driven campaign has forced the Senate to debate a constitutional response to Citizens United.

September 7, 2014