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  • Window opens to curb legal corruption

    SACRAMENTO — The most shameful habit of California legislators arguably is their annual summer shakedown of lobbyists. But it finally may be ending, at least in the Senate. Senate leaders — rocked by the corruption scandals of two fellow...
  • Madigan voting rights referendum question advances

    Madigan voting rights referendum question advances
    SPRINGFIELD — House lawmakers today advanced a measure that would ask voters this fall if Illinois should strengthen ballot protections and ban voter suppression tactics. House Speaker Michael Madigan’s proposed constitutional amendment,...
  • College athletes union places workplace issues in new light

    A National Labor Relations Board decision that classified Northwestern football players as university employees could have a lasting impact on the future of amateur sports. It also could complicate matters for athletes and universities alike. After all,...
  • Another year, another stalled batch of Democratic-sponsored elections bills

    Another year, another stalled batch of Democratic-sponsored elections bills
    TALLAHASSEE – With an eye toward the fall elections, Florida Democrats are hoping to build pressure on the Republican-controlled Legislature to adopt tougher voter-protections for minorities despite a sweeping elections reform enacted last year....
  • Don't rush to judge Supreme Court on gay rights or religious rights

    Don't rush to judge Supreme Court on gay rights or religious rights
    Whether a business can refuse to do business with same-sex couples may be a hot political topic, but it’s apparently not ready for prime time at the U.S. Supreme Court. On Monday, the court declined to review a decision by the New Mexico Supreme...
  • State won't enforce $10,000 limit on campaign contributions

    State won't enforce $10,000 limit on campaign contributions
    After a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Maryland election officials said Friday that they will no longer enforce a state law that imposes an overall limit of $10,000 on campaign contributions in a four-year election cycle. State officials said...
  • Gay rights 'anti-bullying' activists: The biggest bullies of them all

    Hey, gay rights activists: Why are you doing your best to make everyone hate you? I'm talking about the forced resignation of Mozilla Corp. CEO Brendan Eich. Because six years ago as a private citizen -- I repeat, six years ago as a private citizen --...
  • SeaWorld loses appeal in killer-whale case

    SeaWorld loses appeal in killer-whale case
    SeaWorld's attempt to allow trainers back in the water with killer whales suffered a setback Friday when a federal appeals court ruled against the marine-park company. By a 2-1 vote, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., upheld a citation...
  • Arkansas to appeal ruling on abortion restriction law

    TEXARKANA, Arkansas (Reuters) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said on Friday he would appeal a federal judge's decision striking down a state law that bans most abortions starting at 12 weeks of pregnancy, one of the most stringent such...
  • Gun Rally Shows Sides Far Apart

    Gun Rally Shows Sides Far Apart
    As we saw again on Saturday, it is very difficult for (some) gun rights and gun safety advocates to see eye to eye. A year and a day after Connecticut passed one of the toughest gun safety laws in the country, a crowd estimated by police at 3,000...
  • Voice of the People, Apr. 08

    Wealthy donors The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that wealthy donors can give in the aggregate $3.6 million per election cycle to House and Senate candidates. Its decision gives new meaning to the trite phrase "money talks." Now the wealthy can become...