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Tribe and Matz don’t really have a new angle on these widely-discussed cases

By Scott Lemieux

Not surprisingly—Tribe, after all, is not only perhaps the country’s most influential constitutional scholar but an advocate with three dozen Supreme Court oral arguments under his belt—Uncertain Justice is not a debunking. Certainly, the authors are sometimes critical of Roberts Court decisions. But the Court is treated with general reverence.

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Radical experimentation at the state level

By Ed Kilgore

If you are very attentive, and live in one of those places where regular state and local political news coverage survives, you may catch snippets of information about state legislative races in your area. More likely, you will see paid advertising or receive direct-mail involving such contests. That’s a shame.

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The president shares responsibility if no action taken on chemical-plant safety

By Rick Hind Read

-3The Party That Betrayed Lincoln

The GOP of Lincoln’s age was audacious and intellectually vigorous. Now it turns to gerrymandering and political disenfranchisement to cling to power

By Scott Horton Read

-1To Save Syria, Save Assad

Our efforts will most likely prolong the war, get more people killed and have no positive result

By Peter W. Galbraith Read

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Women are far more receptive to gun control: 65 percent of women favor stronger gun laws

By Alison Fairbrother Read

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