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  • GOP makes huge mistake on immigration reform

    GOP makes huge mistake on immigration reform
    On April 2, I went to the floor of the House of Representatives to tell my Republican colleagues they had three months to act on immigration reform before the Independence Day recess. I returned to the floor almost every week since, counting down to July 4, which would effectively mark the end of the window to act on immigration this year. After that, campaign season takes over and chances for substantive legislation disappear. All you are likely to see until November — and all we have seen for most of the 113th Congress — are bills calibrated to inflame conservative voting blocs to get out the vote.
  • D.C. statehood: an appropriately lost cause

    There isn’t a Committee of Lost Causes in the U.S. Senate. Too bad, because it would have been a more appropriate venue for a hearing on statehood for the District of Columbia than the panel that did examine the question Monday, the Homeland...

    Chan Lowe: Supreme Court decision: It's the surreal thing

    Chan Lowe: Supreme Court decision: It's the surreal thing
    It’s true that the Founding Fathers were, for the most part, prosperous burghers who weighted the system toward the propertied classes. The Electoral College, for example, while protecting the prerogatives of smaller states, also had the effect of...

    Numbers Shape Presidential Battle Lines

    Two years from today, Iowa — dark, brooding, enigmatic Iowa — will be enjoying its quadrennial moment as the epicenter of the universe. And in 10 months, voters will vent their spleens — if they still are as splenetic as they now claim...

    Popular Presidential Vote Hurts Connecticut

    My progressive friends may try to dress it up, but an interstate compact using the outcome of the national popular vote for president instead of the current Electoral College procedure is still an ugly and ungainly beast. The General Assembly should...