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This June 18, 2014, file photo shows children detainees sleeping in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. Thousands of immigrant children crossing alone into the U.S. can live in American cities, attend public schools and possibly work here for years without consequences. The chief reasons are an overburdened, deeply flawed system of immigration courts and a 2002 law intended to protect children's welfare, an Associated Press investigation finds. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool)
July 24, 2014 | News & Notes

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N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his nomination acceptance speech at the state's Democratic Convention, in Melville, N.Y., Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 23, 2014 | Blog

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has become the biggest beneficiary of a state’s campaign finance regulation loophole that he had pledged to close. Continue reading

In this photo provided Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis has his picture taken inside St. Peter's Basilica with youths from the Italian Diocese of Piacenza and Bobbio who came to Rome for a pilgrimage, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
June 23, 2014 | News & Notes

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A corridor in a prison at night showing jail cells illuminated by various ominous lights
May 22, 2014 | News & Notes

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Lawrence Lessig delivers a TED talk: "We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim"
May 20, 2014 | Money & Politics

Larry Lessig’s plan is so far outside the box that it might just work. Continue reading

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters following a Democratic strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 16, 2014 | News & Notes

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May 5, 2014 | News & Notes

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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. (AP Photo)
May 1, 2014 | Money & Politics

The system is broken. Politicians and scholars offer their thoughts on how to fix it. Continue reading

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts waves after giving the commencement address on Friday, May 24, 2013, at LaLumiere School in LaPorte, Ind. (AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, James Brosher)
April 14, 2014 | Perspectives

A court that consistently decides all relevant cases on behalf of corporate interests undermines its own legitimacy, as well as the Constitution. Continue reading

Harvard University President Drew Faust in Cambridge, Mass., Tuesday June 30, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 10, 2014 | Activism

“Our University invests in the fossil fuel industry: this is for us the central issue,” faculty wrote in an open letter. Continue reading

This artist rendering shows the Supreme Court Justices. (AP Photo/Dana Verkouteren)
April 10, 2014 | Blog

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: McCutcheon fallout, voting rights and Piketty’s book. Continue reading

Super PACs must file with the IRS as 501(c)(4)s.
April 10, 2014 | Blog

Progressive donors tend to operate in the sunshine of public disclosure and are a pale shadow of the conservative juggernaut that is the Koch empire. Continue reading

Governor Chris Christie talks to a reporter following a visit to Fort Lee Borough Hall Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Fort Lee, NJ, to apologize to Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich about the governor's staff allegedly closing lanes to the George Washington Bridge last September. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
April 8, 2014 | Blog

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TARGET
April 7, 2014 | Blog

What happened after voters found out about Target’s political donations shows why near real-time disclosure is so important. Note to Chief Justice Roberts: we are not even close to that now. Continue reading

NY Campaign Finance
April 6, 2014 | Money & Politics

Legal experts say the McCutcheon ruling will void similar campaign finance laws in 11 states and the District of Columbia. Continue reading

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