Ian Millhiser profiles in Campus Progress the "tenthers" in Congress who are challenging all federal involvement in education on the grounds that it's unconstitutional.
Interactive The Center for American Progress demonstrates why Vinson’s ruling in Florida is wrong or purposively misleading in every section.
Judge Roger Vinson's health reform decision is all but certain to be ignored by higher-court judges who understand their duty to follow the Constitution, writes Ian Millhiser.
Report Ian Millhiser explains how the new health care reform law fits within the powers granted to Congress by the Constitution.
Chief Justice John Roberts follows in his equally conservative predecessor’s footsteps by speaking out against the vacancy crisis in the federal judiciary, writes Ian Millhiser.
Progressives need to demand that the Senate move forward with stalled judicial nominations, writes Ian Millhiser. Progress is at stake.
Ian Millhiser explains why a district court judge's ruling on the Affordable Care Act is good news for reform supporters.
Ian Millhiser previews the new Supreme Court term and weighs in on what the Court’s cases could mean for corporations, consumers, and workers.
Ian Millhiser enumerates 10 ways to hold up judicial nominations, legislation, and other Senate business.
An infographic from Ian Millhiser illustrates how a small minority in the Senate can prevent a president's nominees from being confirmed through blanket obstructionism.
Ian Millhiser explains how the Senate's rules and tight schedule lead to a legislative logjam.
Ian Millhiser explains the judicial confirmation process and why fewer than half of President Obama's nominees have been confirmed by the Senate.
Federal Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision striking down California’s ban on same-sex marriage is a victory for equality, write Ian Millhiser and Jeff Krehely.
Elena Kagan’s confirmation to the Supreme Court belies a looming crisis in the lower courts, writes Ian Millhiser.
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s meritless lawsuit against health care reform will, sadly, have to live to die another day, writes Ian Millhiser.