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According to the Constitution, the President, with the consent of the Senate, selects the members of the Supreme Court.

The Democrats can make a persuasive case that Bush is outside the mainstream.

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A conservative provocateur turned Senate candidate may have tried to skirt campaign finance rules.

A hypocritical Bush uses 9/11 images but resists an accounting of the truth.

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While gaudily festooned Hollywood liberals presented each other with the false golden idol of a little naked man, enlightened others quietly celebrated the traditions of thousands of years of Wes

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It's a tempting idea, but elevating Warren to the top Senate post is Mission Impossible.

March 27, 2015

Many reformers on the left are optimistic that this time, bipartisan consensus will tilt in a progressive direction.

March 27, 2015

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

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

March 25, 2015

As we look to 2016, it’s important to recognize the positive actions taken toward more democratic elections.

March 25, 2015

The 1970s-era legislation has been haunting politics and restricting abortion access for far too long.

March 25, 2015

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

March 23, 2015

Conservatives love Cruz’s brand of “truth” telling—but will it come back to haunt him?

March 23, 2015

The newspaper warns it would be “a big mistake” for Democrats to “let Hillary Clinton coast to the presidential nomination without real opposition.”

March 23, 2015

Jonathan Capehart dares to ask, and too many on the left don’t want to hear about it.

March 20, 2015