On November 14, 1959, TV Guide published a brief essay about politics and television by Senator John F. Kennedy that contained some prophetic words about the influence of money and public relations on presidential campaigns that still seem true today.
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Rick Hasen from the UC-Irvine School of Law and Roger Clegg from the Center for Equal Opportunity join our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss one of the biggest Supreme Court cases this term, about the roles of race and party in determining election districts.
Voter turnout numbers from the 2014 mid-term elections showed apathy at the polls that more resembled the Great Depression and World War II.
Race, partisanship, gerrymandering—two combined cases at the Supreme Court today have it all. Although the cases are complex and somewhat technical, the stakes are high and the outcome remains unclear.
In three closely watched state referendums on Tuesday, two states passed expanded right to hunt provisions as state constitutional amendments, while Maine will apparently keep its bear-hunting policy.