The spread of fake news in the 2016 election shows that Americans need to be more sophisticated about what they read.
The filibuster has already been so diminished that McConnell can advance the GOP agenda without having to worry about it.
Fair Courts E-lert: NC Gov. Fills Vacancy After Judge Resigns; WI High Court Rejects Recusal Rule Change
Our latest Fair Courts E-lert highlights a NC Court of Appeals Judges' resignation, proposed recusal rule changes in WI, and more.
On April 26, 2017, the Brennan Center for Justice filed a Freedom of Information Act request with two arms of the Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) – seeking records regarding their purchase and use of social media monitoring software.
In Thinking Like a Terrorist, former FBI counterterrorism agent Mike German contends that the overarching problem is a fundamental failure to understand the terrorists — namely, what they want and how they intend to get it.
At The Washington Post, Walter Shapiro argues that both parties' presidential nomination systems are ripe for reform.
There are a series of practical and effective reforms that could be put in place to create a more representative system that limits the chances of unpopular or controversial presidential candidates.
Well, it could have been worse. That is the best that can be said of the assaults on women’s equality and reproductive freedom carried out during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency.
The power of Super PACs is one of the reasons for Trump’s thin legislative record.
Ethics mavens have continually criticized members of the Trump administration for their habit of promoting the president’s private businesses while on the job. A recent State Department blog post — that has since been taken down — on Mar-a-Lago came dangerously close to an advertisement for buying the president's favor.
Nebraska Lawmakers Pass Bill to Restore Voting Rights Immediately Upon Completion of Sentence for Past Criminal Conviction
Under current Nebraska law, citizens who have successfully completed a sentence for a felony conviction must wait two years before their rights are restored. This bill would remove that waiting period.
Brennan Center's Liza Goitein joins NPR's "All Things Considered" to explain how Section 702 allows for warrantless surveillance of Americans.
Brennan Center's Liza Goitein joins NPR's "All Things Considered" to discuss the next phase in Congress' investigations of Russian interference in U.S. elections.
Through the use of a “wake phrase,” a 15-second Burger King commercial successfully activated Google Home devices, essentially hijacking American’s private devices.