President Obama’s use of executive action to get around congressional gridlock is unparalleled in modern times, some scholars say. But to liberal activists, he’s not going far enough.
The front lines of the abortion battle have shifted from the sidewalks in front of abortion clinics to state legislatures and the nation’s courts. The increasing professionalization of the antiabortion movement makes it clear that we are approaching a crossroads in the politics of abortion.
The Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United unleashed an era of unprecedented pay-to-play politics. Thankfully, steps can be taken to curb the outsize influence of big donors and super PACs and restore voters' trust in their political institutions.
Same-sex couples in Utah may not have their marriages officially recognized by the state, but they can file their 2013 returns together--at least for now.