Ohio voters are deciding if it’s too easy to pass ballot measures. Other states are watching.
CLEVELAND — Ohioans over the last century have used the state’s ballot initiative process to pass constitutional amendments that raised the minimum wage, integrated the National Guard and removed the phrase “white male” from the constitution’s list of voter eligibility requirements. Now, lawmakers want to make it much tougher for an initiative to be approved. […]
Congress, GOP presidential candidates react to Trump indictment
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress and Republicans competing against Donald Trump in the presidential primary quickly reacted Tuesday to the latest indictment against the former president, falling largely along party lines. This one, by a federal grand jury, stems from Trump’s alleged efforts to subvert the 2020 election after Election Day and leading up to […]
Changes in state election laws have little impact on results, new study finds
'I would like the public discussion of these issues to be less partisan. It’s the only way forward beyond the voting wars,' a Penn prof said.
Did this trio of Trump lawyers deal their careers an irrecoverable blow? | Dick Polman
It’s been satisfying to see those guys suffer the consequences of fronting for a crime boss.
Despite poor polling numbers, Kamala Harris viewed as key for Democrats in 2024
The VP has been an ambassador for the White House, making stops in battleground states, including Pennsylvania.
Republicans crying over cocaine at the White House have forgotten Jan. 6 | Dick Polman
What's more worrying in 2024: A summer mystery about white powder? Or a threatened White House restoration of white power.
As states hunt for new voters, Massachusetts adds thousands via Medicaid applications
During the 2021-22 election cycle, 166,539 people in Massachusetts applied to be registered to vote through social service agencies.
Why are states turning back the clock on child labor laws? | Opinion
The move comes nearly 8 decades after the U.S. government took kids out of the workforce.
What was Trump’s motive for keeping those classified documents? | Fletcher McClellan
Here are four theories, ranging in intent from innocuous to devious.
Trump didn’t get the turnout he wanted for his Miami perp walk | Dick Polman
Why didn't the MAGA faithful show up? They were afraid of going to jail.
Six lessons from the debt deal. What did we learn? | Bruce Ledewitz
A real debt deal that puts America on a sane fiscal path does not appear likely no matter who is in charge in Washington.
For Trump supporters, ‘a bridge too far’ must be nearby | Opinion
For most Americans, the bridge too far is way behind us.