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A Straightforward Decision

If you find yourself voting in Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina or Utah, you might be surprised by an option at the top of your ballot. It goes by many names–straight-ticket voting, straight-party vot...

A Straightforward Decision

If you find yourself voting in Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina or Utah, you might be surprised by an option at the top of your ballot. It goes by many names–straight-ticket voting, straight-party vot...

Changing the Game: At-Home Voting

The American vote is broken. The solution may not be to bring the people to the polls, but rather to bring the polls to the people by allowing them to vote at home. The 2018 election cycle revealed that weaknesses continue to exist in our current ele...

Changing the Game: At-Home Voting

The American vote is broken. The solution may not be to bring the people to the polls, but rather to bring the polls to the people by allowing them to vote at home. The 2018 election cycle revealed that weaknesses continue to exist in our current ele...

Wilbur Ross’ Russian Conflict of Interest

Wilbur Ross, the United States Secretary of Commerce, has come under fire for callously stating that federal workers struggling to pay bills during the government shutdown should just take out loans. Yet Ross’ problematic behavior extends far deepe...

Wilbur Ross’ Russian Conflict of Interest

Wilbur Ross, the United States Secretary of Commerce, has come under fire for callously stating that federal workers struggling to pay bills during the government shutdown should just take out loans. Yet Ross’ problematic behavior extends far deepe...

Courting Diversity

Hours after becoming the Harvard Law Review’s first Black president, a young Barack Obama was presented with more good news: Abner Mikva, an associate judge on the powerful and influential DC Circuit Court of Appeals, was offering the first-year la...

Courting Diversity

Hours after becoming the Harvard Law Review’s first Black president, a young Barack Obama was presented with more good news: Abner Mikva, an associate judge on the powerful and influential DC Circuit Court of Appeals, was offering the first-year la...

The Slow Partisan Shift of America’s Elderly

The elderly vote is powerful, persistent, and dependable. It has been so for decades, and will continue to be in the foreseeable future. In the 2016 presidential election, 71 percent of Americans over the age of 65 voted, while only 46 percent of 18-...

The Slow Partisan Shift of America’s Elderly

The elderly vote is powerful, persistent, and dependable. It has been so for decades, and will continue to be in the foreseeable future. In the 2016 presidential election, 71 percent of Americans over the age of 65 voted, while only 46 percent of 18-...