Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A panel of federal judges on Wednesday advanced what an expert says could be "the biggest gerrymandering case in a generation"—one that could have nationwide implications for elections and democracy across the United States. The three-judge court ruled 2-1 (pdf) that the First Amendment-based claim against partisan gerrymandering regarding...
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Ken Salazar. (Photo: Casa de América/flickr/cc)
Hillary Clinton has named her transition team should she be elected in November...


Arguing we shouldn't tolerate pols taking money from fossil fuel companies "whose business plan is to cook the planet," a new Super PAC is working to elect only those politicians who show leadership on climate change. Climate Change Hawks has compiled a score card for House Democrats, made its first endorsement, and begun raising money for "climate hawk leaders - those who prioritize and speak on the climate crisis."