As Supreme Court Opens, How Far Right Will Justices Move?

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court began a potentially contentious election-year term Monday in seeming general agreement that juries in state criminal trials must be unanimous to convict a defendant. The justices took up a quirk of constitutional law, a 47-yea...

Christine Pelosi on Trump, Costa vs. Soria, and Kavanaugh

Christine Pelosi says the way to beat President Donald Trump in 2020 is on the kitchen table issues. The Democratic Party official, political activist, and author also opposes California's "jungle primary" system and recalls other times when the United Stat...
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Walters: Striking With a Hot Iron

The old adage of “strike while the iron is hot” is especially applicable to politics. Something that might be politically impossible at one moment may succeed when circumstances change if advocates for that something move fast enough. Dan Walters...