“Fate Is Uncertain for House GOP’s Campaign Finance Riders”

Bloomberg BNA: The House and Senate will negotiate several provisions curbing federal powers on campaign finance that were tacked onto the House’s $1.2 trillion spending package earlier this month. The Senate is not expected to pass the bill in its … Continue reading →

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“Trump using campaign, RNC funds to pay legal bills from Russia probe: sources”

Reuters: U.S. President Donald Trump is using money donated to his re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay for his lawyers in the probe of alleged Russian interference in the U.S. election, two people familiar with the matter … Continue reading →

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Three Judge Court Severely Criticizes NC for Racial Gerrymander, and Explains Earlier Decision Not to Order Special Election

Back in July, after the Supreme Court stopped a special election for legislative districts in North Carolina after a finding of a racial gerrymander, and ordered a three-judge court to reconsider the issue, the three-judge court on remand decided to … Continue reading →

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Burr: Facebook to testify publicly on Russian electoral disruption

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Did Democrats jump the gun with single-payer splash?

There’s second-guessing inside the party about Bernie Sanders’ timing as Republicans take aim again at Obamacare.

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The Sewanee Symposium: Enfranchising Equality: 150 years of the 15th Amendment

Very much looking forward to participating in this symposium, at the University of the South, Oct. 12-13. Historian Eric Foner is giving the keynote and I am excited! I’ll be presenting Race or Party, Race as Party, or Party All … Continue reading →

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Chicago-Kent Symposium: The Supreme Court and American Politics

Very much looking forward to delivering the keynote address at this symposium with a great lineup at Chicago-Kent on October 17. It will be a great homecoming, as I taught first at Chicago-Kent (1994-97). In the keynote, I’ll be previewing … Continue reading →

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Wisconsin Files Its SCOTUS Reply Brief in Partisan Gerrymandering Case

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Democratic lawmakers arrested for protesting outside Trump Tower

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McConnell won’t commit to floor vote for last-ditch Obamacare repeal

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