Stranger Election Control Board Cindy Ryu Democratic state representative Cindy Ryu immigrated to the United States when she was 12, became a naturalized citizen when she was 19, and served as the mayor of Shoreline (first-ever Korean American woman mayor in the United States!) before she went to the state legislature. Show More Summary
Jonathan Adler has edited this volume for OUP which has a great lineup of writers. Among them is one of my favorites (though we often disagree), Joel Gora, who wrote a chapter on the Roberts Court and Citizens United. Here … Continue reading ?
Not good news After citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a late-June referendum to leave the European Union (EU)—"Brexit" as it’s widely become known—some have worried about the immediate economic impact the vote would have on the country. Show More Summary
The United Kingdom needs to address the uncertainty in relation to migration issue amid Brexit, by setting a cut-off date from the European Union, and should stop using EU citizens as 'bargaining chips' when negotiating with the bloc, the UK Parliamentary Home Affairs Select Committee said in a report published on Wednesday.
In his speech Monday night at the Democratic National Convention, Sen. Bernie Sanders emphasized the positions he and Hillary Clinton have in common, including raising the minimum wage, securing abortion rights and protecting the environment. But Sanders placed special emphasis on reversing the...
The US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York said that a Lebanese citizen has been charged for his alleged involvement in a counterfeit currency scheme in the United States with ties to Lebanon and Iran.
“As some of you may know, I support Bernie Sanders and the movement behind him. And Bernie has already succeeded in so many ways. He proved that Citizens United is in fact not a necessary evil, and by the way, … Continue reading ?
Having lived in the United States since 1987, off and on, and then becoming a U.S citizen in 2004 after Sweden allowed dual citizenship starting in 2001, I’ve become entrenched in the “American” culture and way of live. I’m happy toShow More Summary
"Hillary Clinton will nominate justices to the Supreme Court who are prepared to overturn Citizens United and end the movement toward oligarchy in this country. Her Supreme Court appointments will also defend a woman’s right to choose,...Show More Summary
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Jess Bravin for the WSJ: A single Democratic appointment to the Supreme Court could doom the 2010 Citizens United decision, which struck down restrictions on corporate and union political spending. That ruling and other opinions invalidating campaign finance laws came … Continue reading ?
Just ask Latin Americans, East Europeans, or Asians what they think of their powerful neighbors. If asked to identify the world's superpowers today, most people would name the United States, Russia, and China. Although many citizensShow More Summary
Viewers of Donald Trump's coming out party for his apparent "forced choice" vice presidential running mate, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana, might rightly wonder why he spent almost as much time holding forth on the evils of something he called the "Johnson Amendment" than he did on the virtues of Mike Pence. Show More Summary
If asked to identify the world's superpowers today, most people would name the United States, Russia and China. Although many citizens of these countries maintain that this status is based on the superiority of their national way ofShow More Summary
Since the Citizens United ruling, Democrats have thundered on about the need for sunlight and transparency when it comes to donors. They’ve caterwauled about secret lists of people and companies
Justin Miller for TAP: More than six years after the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, the free-spending super PACs that many progressives consider a blight on American democracy are the target of a multi-pronged campaign to put them out of … Continue reading ?
A dual citizen of the United States and Russia has been sentenced to ten years in prison for his alleged role in the illegal export of microelectronics with military applications.
Levi Jonathan Shirley from the US state of Nevada who fought against the Daesh terrorist group alongside the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), was killed on July 14 in Minbic, Syria.
The US Department of State warned the United States citizens currently present in the Saudi city of Jeddah regarding about "potential, imminent threat" to their well-being.