In a week when President Trump proposed deep cuts to programs that help students afford and complete college, Senator Dick Durbin and 11 Senate Democrats offered some better news by...
May 30, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
The Senate confirmed Judge Amul Thapar to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit yesterday, 52-44. This was never in doubt. The real story is that concerns about money in politics continued...
May 26, 2017 | Adam Lioz
In the aftermath of President Trump’s budget proposal this week, an interesting debate has cropped up in the Twittersphere and elsewhere around whether undergraduates might...
May 26, 2017 | Mark Huelsman
Today progressive Democrats released a framework for job creation and infrastructure investment that will prepare the United States to thrive in the 21st century.
May 25, 2017 | Connie Razza
The Decennial Census is one of the most important statistical tools available to Americans. It provides a snapshot of our present and helps us plan our future. Today this periodic and...
May 23, 2017 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
In Chicago today, organizers of the Women’s March are on the move again. Racial justice activists from the Movement for Black Lives and Color of Change are marching beside them. Climate activists,...
May 22, 2017 | Amy Traub
Today, the Supreme Court declined to review a lower court decision upholding limits on so-called "soft money" in politics. Congress enacted these limits as part of the McCain-Feingold Act in hopes of...
May 21, 2017 | Allie Boldt
This weekend I watched Desk Set (again—I am a sucker for Katharine Hepburn’s romantic comedies).  Desk Set (1957)
May 17, 2017 | Connie Razza