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United States

Herman Schwartz

Commentary: Yes, broken voter ID laws will affect the 2016 election

Nov 04 2016

"We have to make sure that this election is not stolen from us,” Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said during a recent rally in Pennsylvania, “… Everybody knows what I’m talking about.”

Yes, broken voter ID laws will affect the 2016 election

Nov 03 2016

"We have to make sure that this election is not stolen from us," Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said during a recent rally in Pennsylvania, " Everybody knows what I'm talking about."

Commentary: A dysfunctional Supreme Court – get used to it

Jun 16 2016

Senate Republicans have become experts in dysfunction. They seem intent on spreading the contagion to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Column -Should a small Texas court set immigration law for the nation?

Apr 19 2016

Throughout the United States, millions of undocumented immigrants with American children live in fear of being deported - despite a federal program that could shield them. This danger has been present since February 2015, when a federal district court judge in a small Texas town ruled that the Obama administration's protective program, the Deferred Action for Parents of American Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents, or DAPA, could not prevent deportation anywhere in the nation. Six months later, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed that decision 2-1.

Commentary: Should a small Texas court set immigration law for the nation?

Apr 19 2016

Throughout the United States, millions of undocumented immigrants with American children live in fear of being deported — despite a federal program that could shield them. This danger has been present since February 2015, when a federal district court judge in a small Texas town ruled that the Obama administration’s protective program, the Deferred Action for Parents of American Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents, or DAPA, could not prevent deportation anywhere in the nation. Six months later, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed that decision 2-1.

Should a small Texas court set immigration law for the nation?

Apr 18 2016

Throughout the United States, millions of undocumented immigrants with American children live in fear of being deported -- despite a federal program that could shield them.

Column - Democrats: It's the states, stupid (Part 2)

Oct 29 2013

Since the government shutdown, public opinion of the Republican Party has hit a new low. Yet the Democrats might not be able to gain from it. Despite the GOP's fall from grace — and even if they suffer a lower vote count in the 2014 midterm elections — the Republicans might still control the House of Representatives and many state legislatures after the polls close.

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