Simulations indicate that the most successful route for minimizing future representation gaps lies in equalizing registration and turnout rates across races.
The anti-democratic procedures of the Congressional Review Act have turned Congress into an auction house, where the bigger a special interest group’s campaign contributions, the faster its targeted environmental rule is overturned.
The real attack on election integrity is voter suppression and Russian interference.
Congress is not only trying to remove vital federal regulations that protect Americans and their interests from big businesses, but also block agencies from making new ones.
Former Gov. Rick Perry has cultivated close ties with industry donors that raise concern about his ability to perform the duties of energy secretary without bias.
Think Washington is corrupt? It’s about to get a lot worse under President-elect Donald Trump.
Oil executive Rex Tillerson has a track record of public deception and putting personal and corporate gain over the American people’s interests, making him a dangerous choice for U.S. secretary of state.
In order to reverse the power of wealthy special interests over government so that government works for the people, Americans need real change and not empty promises.
Americans did not vote for less oversight and accountability for corruption, but that is almost what they got from the Republican Congress despite drain-the-swamp rhetoric.
The American people need a president who works for them, not his personal business interests. The Constitution bans foreign payments to U.S. presidents.
Congress must act because of Trump’s refusal to even consider Russian involvement in hacks of the 2016 presidential election.
Manipulated election maps undermine the basic tenets of healthy democracy, including fair representation and government accountability. Redistricting procedures should be reformed to ensure a system of representative politics.
This past Election Day, voters approved democracy reform proposals in 12 states through ballot initiatives to fight corruption and empower citizens.
The toxic myth of voter fraud is used to justify real voter suppression that costs citizens their voices in democracy. Americans must fight back and protect their power at the polls.
The recent transformation of Hungarian politics—particularly the metamorphosis of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán—offers a cautionary tale of what can happen when a right-wing national populist leader gets elected.