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  • Recess appointment decision excerpts

     
    From the Canning vs. National Labor Relations Board (pdf) opinion U.S. Court of Appeals in DC: (citations omitted) It is undisputed that the purported appointments of the three members were not made “by and with the Advice and Consent of......
  • Pictures in the News | March 18, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where the 28th L.A. Marathon was held early Sunday morning under a hazy sky, and with more than 20,000 runners participating....
  • ...thrifty, brave, clean, reverent and wimpy.

     
    News: Boy Scouts of America delay vote on ending ban on gays Views: I get the sense that the organization wants to take a plebiscite of its stakeholders-- ...due to the complexity of this issue, the organization needs time for......
  • This I no longer believe -- parliamentary-style government

     
    By Bob Foys, Chicago As a college student in the 1960's closely following the tortured political machinations involved in trying to get civil rights legislation through a Congress in which apparently neither political party could enforce discipline on its...
  • [title of show] gets extra performance at Parliament House

     
    Here's another chance to see Wanzie Presents' frequently sold-out [title of show] at the Parliament House's Footlight Theatre. An encore presentation will be at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13. The show, directed and choreographed by Kenny Howard and Michael...
  • EGYPT: Women breaking culture barriers in upcoming parliamentary elections

     
    An unprecedented number of female candidates is running for parliamentary elections later this month following the passage of a new law that guarantees a certain percentage of seats to women. Sponsored by the ruling National Democratic Party and...
  • EGYPT: Beyond mechanics of flawed elections, deep problems afflict nation's political scene

     
    Following is an analysis from the Carnegie Endowment: As Egypt's Nov. 28 parliamentary vote approaches, heated debates have highlighted pitfalls of the election process. Obvious challenges to free and fair elections include the regime’s restriction on...
  • EGYPT: Youth group calls for 'total boycott' of election to strip it of legitimacy

     
    Throughout much of the world, engaged young people encourage their peers to get involved in politics, campaign for trusted politicians and vote come election day. Not so in Egypt, where a political system many see as deeply corrupt has inspired......
  • EGYPT: Betting on the distant possibility of reform through elections

     
    Throughout the Arab world, elections are being dismissed by some critics as meaningless shams meant to give Western donors and the international community an impressive of good show without actually allowing ordinary people to participate in governing...
  • IRAQ: Can flawed political agreement be implemented?

     
    Divisions emerged only hours after Prime Minister Nouri Maliki, Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani and former prime minister and Iraqiya coalition leader Iyad Allawi agreed to create a new government in Iraq including all major parties and sectarian...
  • JORDAN: An election observer's view of recent parliamentary vote

     
    As an international observer of Jordan’s Nov. 9 parliamentary elections for the International Republican Institute, I found myself confronted with a paradox: Although the voting process can be characterized as credible, the elections unfolded within a...