Where legal, voting by those in prison is rare, study shows

The voting rights of people with felony convictions is a controversial issue across many U.S. states—not least because many people assume expanding those rights could significantly affect election outcomes. A study by MIT ...

Are political parties getting in the way of our health?

Today, the two major political parties are often blamed for a plethora of problems in American governance. But for most of the last century and a half, political party competition has had positive effects on the welfare of ...

Lawmakers hope to stop pressure to share access to social media

Some colleges and employers around the country are prying open applicants' private online accounts - a trend that two lawmakers want to stop in Wisconsin. Their draft bill would block employers, landlords and universities ...

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