As election results rolled in across the country Wednesday, mainstream media cast the day as a “big win” for conservatives, ignoring that the voting results only reflect the people who made it to the polls, not necessarily the views of the majority or a growing trend ahead of the presidential elections.
The 43-page ruling rejects every constitutional challenge brought against Seattle’s $15 an hour minimum wage law.
One of the most significant, long-term effects of the Republican electoral wave of 2014 will not just be who serves as justices in the courts, but who the courts decide are entitled to justice.
A leading supporter of Colorado’s “personhood” amendment disputes a Fox News story reporting that she believes the amendment could make criminals of women.
Amendment 1’s proponents claim that it “neutralizes” the law on abortion; in reality, the measure would rob pregnant women of the full protections of Tennessee’s constitution.
The justices issued a 5-4 ruling on Monday allowing new early voting restrictions in Ohio to take effect before voting in November’s midterm election begins.
There is no perfect way to staff our judiciary, but the evidence is inescapable that the more money that goes into electing judges, the worse our state courts perform.
In the wake of the recent announcement that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is creating an entirely new party devoted to “women’s equality,” some women’s rights supporters have wondered if the move is truly evidence of his dedication to their cause.
Rep. Mike Fleck is navigating uncharted political waters in Pennsylvania. The state’s first openly gay GOP lawmaker was defeated in the Republican primary—his first primary challenge since coming out of the closet in 2012—but he won the Democratic primary with a write-in campaign by just 15 votes.
In states that didn’t expand Medicaid, like Pennsylvania, the number of people left in the coverage gap exceeds the number of newly insured.