Past Issues

New year, old battles, and magical dreams of election reform

New year. Old battles.  1. Congress makes a (symbolic?) effort to reform election laws  The first bill proposed by the new Democratic-controlled Congress is H.R.1 — modestly titled the "For the People Act of 2019" — a sweeping proposal to improve voting rights, reform...

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The Devil Went Down to Georgia, 2018 Edition

1. Georgia gets shadier by the day It was always a problem that the Republican candidate for Governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp is also the current Secretary of State, which means he manages elections. That conflict of interest is compounded with the fact that he had a...

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