A Political and Literary Forum
Anti-immigrant activists argue that the citizenship clause does not mean what it says. They are wrong.
Pamela S. Karlan
On using privilege to challenge the state.
Hispanics are developing stronger attachments to the Democrats.
Even if the Supreme Court decided that corporations are in every way like persons, there might be limits on the corporate role in politics.
Five new books consider the state of the Obama presidency.
In politics as in life, you get what you pay for. In politics today, taxpayers are hiring mediocre talent, candidates who think their job is to duck the big policy issues in order to get elected and reelected.
U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper
In contrast to Loving v. Virginia, on the same-sex marriage issue the Court may have to make a decision before a national consensus emerges.
Voting is important, but American democracy depends on another form of civic participation: running for office.
If Congress had voted to provide every American with health care through a national health service, that new law would be safe from constitutional challenge.
Deliberations in the trial of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani.
What Americans Can Learn From Their Rogue State.
Tea Party-endorsed Republicans didn't do much better than non-endorsed Republicans. Many did worse.
Stephen Ansolabehere, James M. Snyder, Jr.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
David Theo Goldberg
Justin H. Vassallo
Sierra Pettengill, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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