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The Million Dollar Judges of 2014 Article
Chief Justice Mark Martin responds to a question during the North Carolina Supreme Court Candidate Forum in Raleigh on September 17, 2014. (AP/Gerry Broome)

The Million Dollar Judges of 2014

Spending on judicial elections reached $15 million in 2014—a record for a midterm election—fueled by money from attorneys and corporate litigants.

Billy Corriher

The Battle to Protect the Vote Report
Poll volunteer Ethel Dunson waits for voters to finish casting their ballots in Columbus, Ohio. (AP/Laura Rauch)

The Battle to Protect the Vote

This report analyzes the impact of new voting restrictions in the 2014 midterm elections, with a focus on five states that have seen recent significant increases in population and political participation in communities of color.

Ben Jealous, Ryan P. Haygood

For President Obama, It Is All About Veto Power Now Article
President Bill Clinton vetoes legislation sent to him by Congress. (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

For President Obama, It Is All About Veto Power Now

The new Congress that will begin in January will likely mean a broad assault on public lands conservation. President Obama should follow the lead of former President Clinton and wield the veto pen.

Tom Kenworthy

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