The Latest: Our Democracy
Voting Rights Standoff Stalls Trump-Inspired Ethics Measures
• April 24, 2021 1:15 PM
After Donald J. Trump lost the election and was impeached for his role in the Capitol riot, democracy preservation groups pointed with urgency to what they called a last, best chance to address the holes in the Constitution exposed by his presidency.
The Supreme Court’s Looming Dark Money Decision
• April 23, 2021 1:28 PM
For more than 40 years, arguments against “dark money” have lost at the Supreme Court. Now, however, the Court could reinforce the growing influence of this type of secret funding for political campaigns.