Report Ian Millhiser explains why and how Senate obstructionism has made judicial confirmation rates nosedive in the Obama administration.
Report The right is re-embracing lunatic constitutional arguments from the past, Ian Millhiser writes, but history shows that their ideas are doomed to failure.
The White House today announced that it will halt troubled IT spending and begin a long-overdue review of government technology, writes Ian Millhiser.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts’s dissents reveal a clear favoritism to corporations.
Yet, if Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's opponents are to be believed, this right-wing icon is far too liberal to sit on the Court, writes Ian Millhiser at AOL News.
Ian Millhiser provides a primer for the Kagan nomination process on what executive privilege is, why some documents can’t be disclosed, and how to overcome it.
Elena Kagan will join the bench with a rich knowledge of the law and a wealth of understanding about the world beyond her chambers, writes Ian Millhiser.
Video Ian Millhiser discusses when Elena Kagan will bring to the Supreme Court, why she's qualified for the job, and what all the fuss is about "Don't Ask Don't Tell."
Elena Kagan’s record shows a brilliant legal mind committed to faithfully applying the law—without a thumb on the scale of justice, writes Ian Millhiser.
Revisions to the Paperwork Reduction Act, paired with the White House’s Open Government Directive, should help bring government into the Internet age, writes Ian Millhiser.
It’s a testament to how conservative the Supreme Court has become that Stevens is considered a liberal justice, Ian Millhiser writes. President Obama should seize this opportunity to rebalance the rightward trend.
Immigrants created our nation and will power us forward in the 21st century. So why do some conservatives want to deny birthright citizenship to first-generation Americans?
Eleven conservative state attorneys general claim that health care reform is unconstitutional, but this has no basis in the law, writes Ian Millhiser.
Report Under-the-radar reforms in contracting and IT management are likely to save hundreds of billions of dollars over the next 10 years, writes Ian Millhiser.
Our outdated information gathering systems leave many agencies half blind; automated information policies could save American lives and money, writes Ian Millhiser.