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Angela Corey’s Forgetful Medical Examiner Angela Corey’s Forgetful Medical Examiner

The state attorney’s office employed a chief medical examiner who may have suffered from dementia—but it won’t reexamine her cases.

Aug 30, 2016 / Jessica Pishko

Anita Alvarez

Prosecutor Anita Alvarez May Pay a Price for Her Handling of Cops Who Kill Prosecutor Anita Alvarez May Pay a Price for Her Handling of Cops Who Kill

The Chicago prosecutor’s handling of police brutality has dogged a tough re-election campaign.

Mar 1, 2016 / Deborah L. Shelton

Democracy Beats Oligarchy

Democracy Beats Oligarchy Democracy Beats Oligarchy

Last week’s local victories send a powerful signal that our democracy is not for sale.

Nov 10, 2015 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

An Inconvenient Political Truth: That St. Louis Prosecutor Is a Democrat

An Inconvenient Political Truth: That St. Louis Prosecutor Is a Democrat An Inconvenient Political Truth: That St. Louis Prosecutor Is a Democrat

Ferguson teaches us that in elections for local law-enforcement posts the most fundamental choices are made.

Nov 26, 2014 / Blog / John Nichols

How to Vote Against the Koch Brothers

How to Vote Against the Koch Brothers How to Vote Against the Koch Brothers

Communities nationwide are calling for a constitutional amendment to get big money out of politics. On Tuesday, Wisconsin towns will join the fight.

Mar 31, 2014 / Blog / John Nichols

The Names: de Blasio and the Meaning of Diversity

The Names: de Blasio and the Meaning of Diversity The Names: de Blasio and the Meaning of Diversity

The mayor-elect is getting pressure to include more blacks and Latinos among his appointments.  

Dec 30, 2013 / Blog / Jarrett Murphy

Could a Socialist Actually Win Seattle’s City Council Race? Yes

Could a Socialist Actually Win Seattle’s City Council Race? Yes Could a Socialist Actually Win Seattle’s City Council Race? Yes

The $15-an-hour wage candidate Kshama Sawant takes the lead in a “historic” citywide race.

Nov 14, 2013 / Blog / John Nichols

De Blasio in New York: If You Can Do It Here

De Blasio in New York: If You Can Do It Here De Blasio in New York: If You Can Do It Here

A non-billionaire mayor, backed by labor with a budget of $72 billion to dispense? It’ll be worth watching. 

Nov 8, 2013 / Blog / Laura Flanders

Bill de Blasio Is Elected Mayor of New York City

Bill de Blasio Is Elected Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio Is Elected Mayor of New York City

De Blasio won with NYC voters "regardless of race, gender, age, education, religion or income." 

Nov 6, 2013 / Blog / Leslie Savan

An Election About GOP Extremism, Unions, Wages and Dollarocracy

An Election About GOP Extremism, Unions, Wages and Dollarocracy An Election About GOP Extremism, Unions, Wages and Dollarocracy

Watch for the signs of changing political tides this Election Day.

Nov 5, 2013 / Blog / John Nichols

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