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The Subtle Force of Tom Perez

Senate conservatives cast Perez as a dangerous left-winger who pushed a radical legal agenda at the DOJ and supported illegal immigration through his work with...

Donald Trump's Constitution

But if you search “de-fund the left” you will find articles in conservative journals expressing disappointment that the tactic did not realize its promise. Trump...

'Soft Money' Is Back, and Republicans Want to Make It Official

(blog) (blog)The case is being led by conservative campaign-finance lawyer Jim Bopp, who over the years has gained notoriety for his multiple attacks on...

The Real Stakes in the Veepstakes

Nearly half a century later, Daniel Webster would turn down the office by saying, “I do not propose to be buried until I am really...

Checks: Political Money & Democracy

(blog) (blog)The group has also shelled out $50,000 on ads opposing Shelby's toughest GOP primary contender, McConnell, a conservative Birmingham businessman who is running...

Karl Rove's “Dark Money” Machine Is Now Tax-Exempt. Here's Why That Matters

(blog) (blog)“It is a dangerous victory for those in Congress who have relentlessly bullied the IRS into refusing to enforce the laws limiting the...

School Desegregation Lawsuit Threatens Charters

Filed against the state of Minnesota by two veteran civil rights attorneys, Daniel Shulman and his son John Shulman, the suit accuses the state of...

Race and Representation in the Twilight of the Obama Era

Ferguson, and how the brutally won civil-rights gains of the 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s were slowly dismantled by the 20 combined years of President...

How the Presidential Primary Is a Proxy War Between the Kochs and the ...

And not without reason: According to a report by Politico's Kenneth Vogel and Mike Allen, the Koch brothers “are continuing to amass all of the...

A Book for the People of Ferguson -

- And Oppressed People EverywhereThe American ProspectAfter the war, Ross spearheaded eight Civic Unity Leagues in California's conservative Citrus Belt, bringing Mexican Americans and African...

The Strange Bedfellows of the Anti-Contraception Alliance

A professor at a conservative seminary in Texas summed up the consensus: “God does not regard the fetus as a soul, no matter how far...

The Magnificent Anderson

“It has become a popular critics' drinking game to think of creative new ways to slag Wes Anderson,” wrote the critic Saul Austerlitz in Another...