The Senate punching bag is issuing a longer, more detailed apology right now. Sadly, the root cause of the trouble turns out to be his upbringing. [Update: Some quotations to show I wasn't making up the root causes stuff: "I lived through the troubled times in the South, and along with the South, I have learned from the mistakes of our past."]
Partisans who abandon constitutional principles because they prove inconvenient are in for a rude surprise when the other team wins.
Their letter to Congress warns about inevitable abuses against religious and racial minorities.
The president could form a sizable splinter party if he's serious, but GOP defectors would have major ballot-access issues. Might they take over a smaller party instead?
Theresa Mathis was in the middle of a 25-year mandatory minimum sentence when she sent Reason a letter asking for help.