Topic: Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill to make Illinois the 16th state to abolish the death penalty. Questions about the fairness of the death penalty led to a state moratorium in 2000.
03/09/2011 02:54 pm
Barring bad behavior, the tea party protest in Searchlight, Nevada, could mark the beginning of the movement’s next mission: Taking down lawmakers who voted for healthcare reform.
03/27/2010 04:32 pm
Weak laws and entrenched culture lets officials put personal gain ahead of public service.
12/11/2008 12:00 am
A desire to build cross-party consensus in Senate rubs up against political perils of compromise.
04/17/2008 01:00 am