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10 Feb 2012, 9:26 am
"Seeking to allay the concerns of Catholic leaders,President Obama on Friday announced an adjustment to its health-care rule requiring religiously affiliated employers to provide contraceptive coverage to women." [read post]
29 Jul 2011, 8:32 am
Actually, I don't. But not in the way that Diallo's lawyer thinks we shouldn't. [read post]
30 Oct 2013, 9:31 am by Ashby Jones
When it comes to Republicans and Democrats and judicial nominations, the answer to whether they can ever get along is time and time again a resounding no. [read post]
21 Mar 2012, 5:24 am by pete.black@gmail.com (Peter Black)
Tonight I was on The Drum ABC News 24 discussing the news of the day, including Clive Palmer, a constitutional challenge to the mining tax, celebrity diplomancy and US politics:  [read post]
21 Feb 2011, 6:46 am by Al Nye
Lincoln scholar, Harold Holzer, refutes these five myths about Abraham Lincoln in the Washington Post. [read post]
14 Nov 2011, 7:44 am
Next, Glenn introduces the subject of race: What's with conservatives loving a black man? And what's with liberals' eagerness to destroy him? (The splice in the middle of this segment isn't censorship. Our phone connection failed, and we had to restart.) [read post]
1 Apr 2012, 6:35 am
"To make a big deal out of the Trayvon Martin case is anti-democratic?" Bob Wright challenges me, and I respond. Here's the whole 11+-minute discussion of the case: [read post]
28 Feb 2010, 6:51 am by ladylitigator
Westchester attorney Lisa Fantino urges Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to recuse himself from the probe of Governor David Paterson. [read post]
24 May 2010, 5:34 pm by Transplanted Lawyer
Speaking as a citizen of the state of California, I look up to the political leaders running the show in Sacramento, and wish, longingly and wistfully, for the comparative financial wisdom, fiscal restraint, and prudent monetary policies that are the hallmarks of modern Greek democracy. [read post]
5 Jun 2013, 9:01 pm by Jennifer Smith
Former Senator Joseph Lieberman is joining the law firm of Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP, where the onetime vice-presidential candidate will advise clients on independent and internal investigations and public policy and regulatory issues. [read post]
13 Jun 2013, 7:58 am by
"They use data to supercharge their fund-raising, to target multimillion-dollar ad buys and to stir passions and fears at election time," writes John Nichols at The Nation. [read post]
18 Jan 2013, 1:36 pm by Jennifer Smith
Ralph Baxter, the outgoing chairman of law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, is considering a run at the open Senate seat in his home state of West Virginia. [read post]
2 Sep 2010, 7:13 am by annalthouse@gmail.com (Ann Althouse)
"... Saturday's rally was quite largely confined to expressions of pathos and insecurity, voiced in a sickly and pious tone. The emotions that underlay it, however, may not be uttered that way indefinitely."blog advertising blog advertising [read post]
12 May 2012, 5:18 pm by Dan Farber
To be politically sustainable, environmental law needs grassroots support.  Joan Blades, one of the founders of Move-On, recently spoke at Berkeley’s Energy and Resources Group about her thoughts on political mobilization.  It’s well-worth a look.   [read post]
16 Dec 2010, 5:03 pm by pete.black@gmail.com (Peter Black)
On Wednesday night I was on The Drum again on ABC News 24 for a special episode focusing on Twitter and social media in 2010: The Drum 15 December 2010 from Peter Black on Vimeo.   [read post]
11 Mar 2010, 12:36 pm by Al Nye
As reported in today's Press Herald, a northern Maine State Representative, Henry Joy, wants to divide Maine into two states. And people wonder why there is a call to reduce the number of legislators in Augusta. [read post]
18 Mar 2013, 10:05 am by Tamer El-Ghobashy
New York State Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. has been indicted on new charges of filing tens of thousands of dollars worth of fraudulent travel expenses to and from Albany, authorities said Monday. [read post]
15 Jan 2012, 3:17 am by pete.black@gmail.com (Peter Black)
Every Monday morning I appear on Andrew Bartlett's 4ZzZ breakfast radio show to discuss some of the current public and political issues of the week: Weekly_Wrap_9_January_2012.mp3 Listen on Posterous   [read post]
6 Aug 2010, 6:27 am by annalthouse@gmail.com (Ann Althouse)
"... then you must believe that the Upper West Side, Bayside and Flushing are intrinsically more intelligent than the South Bronx, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Washington Heights. And I refuse to accept that."blog advertising blog advertising [read post]
18 Feb 2014, 3:00 am by Arthur Freyre
By the time you read this post tomorrow, the situation in Venezuela will become increasingly worse. The results of bad economic policies, government restrictions on freedoms, violence, and corruption have ignited a nationwide protest against Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro. In order to get a better understanding of the situation in Venezuela click [read post]