Thousands of public officials lost their jobs after facing public corruption charges similar to what Trump has already admitted.
While impeachment does not require that the president violate the law, Trump did so multiple times in carrying out his scheme.
Senate Republicans must reject President Trump’s unprecedented stonewalling and require witnesses and documentary evidence in the impeachment trial.
The impeachment trial should not be used to advance Russian disinformation tactics.
While payday lenders have traditionally preyed on vulnerable populations, they now have a new target: young people. Meanwhile, the Trump administration has allowed Washington’s culture of corruption to support this predatory industry.
Civil justice reform requires an all-of-government approach.
States could save lives by passing tougher gun laws, but gerrymandering keeps progress out of reach.
Putting an end to gerrymandering could lead to tougher gun legislation at the state level—and, as a result, safer communities.
Local, state, and national policymakers need to support and cultivate a robust high school civics education.
An existing lobbying exemption continues to allow foreign principals the ability to influence U.S. politics through undisclosed channels.
A troubling trend suggests serious evidence of corruption at the Justice Department is going unexamined by its watchdog.
This report looks at the impact of the filibuster on legislative policymaking, describing how the filibuster came to be; its increased use; the disproportionate power it provides to a small segment of society; and what legislative priorities it has been used to derail.
A bold new law is needed to close the loophole that allows political spending by foreign-owned U.S. corporations.
Foreign ownership thresholds will close the loophole on inappropriate election-related spending by foreign-influenced U.S. corporations.
Women of color—a diverse and increasingly active voting bloc—are a growing force in American politics.