President Luis Lacalle Pou's defense of free market capitalism—extremely rare in Latin America—is no coronavirus fluke.
USA Today Op ed Making the Case for Abolishing the Constitutional Requirement that the President Must be a "Natural Born" Citizen
I coauthored it with Harvard Law School Professor Randall Kennedy.
In Convention Speech, Mike Pence Said Joe Biden Will Repeal Trump's Tariffs. If Only That Were True.
Unfortunately, Biden has carefully avoided committing to changing much of anything about Trump's trade policies.
Cops demonstrated their commitment to free and fair elections by firing rubber bullets and water cannons at protesters.
President Trump threatens to delay the election over at-home voting, but a bigger problem looms: States haven’t prepared for a huge influx of mail-in ballots.
And why does he think he has the power to do that?
Whatever the latest polls say about Biden versus Trump, the Delaware Democrat almost surely has a better chance at winning the presidency than he does at undoing Milton Friedman's life work.
Not an Equal Protection Violation to Shut Down Political Campaign Headquarters but Not Legislative Offices
More from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision, which I've been blogging in parts.
Klobuchar is a cop too, though it took a little longer for her record to catch up with her.
Fining non-voters would show that government is all about forcing people to do things just to make politicians happy.
You have this Democrat or this other Democrat. What other options do you need?
Letting any single state go first is a mistake. But a national primary would be problematic too. Luckily, those aren't the only two options.
The Sanders-Warren agenda of higher taxes, increased regulation, and more government control worries Wall Street
What do hotly contested high school class presidency elections—set 20 years apart—teach us about our attitudes toward politics?
The two Democratic billionaires have spent a combined $200 million on campaign ads already. That doesn't mean much to them, but the opportunity costs are staggering.
When Ranked-Choice Voting Comes to New York City, Expect More Voter Participation, Not Radical Changes
Voters won’t have to worry as much about having to choose between similar candidates or “throwing away” votes on third-party choices.
Plus: A ranked-choice voting win, a scheduled execution in Georgia, Twitter wavers on political issue ad ban, and more...
Former S.C. Congressman Mark Sanford Launches Longshot Primary Bid One Day After GOP Cancels S.C. Primary
In Sunday morning announcement, Sanford says Trump is the "king of debt," and promises to champion fiscal issues.
Californians' tax rates are among the nation's highest in almost every category, but their property tax levels have remained reasonable. That could change soon.
It's possible that the visibility of the way Biden is wrestling with his own aging could make him a more relatable and sympathetic figure. Or the Biden blunders could confirm that his moment has passed.
The former hedge fund manager will likely face scrutiny over his massive wealth and previous business dealings.
Administrator at California's Southwestern College tried to use government transparency law on journalists.
State legislatures and Congress can (and probably should) take steps to limit partisan gerrymandering. This was never an issue for the courts to settle.
Thanks to the Citizens United decision, the streaming service can play it whenever and wherever it wants.
Censoring politicians' racist, sexist, and abhorrent behavior on social media does a big favor to racist, sexist, and abhorrent politicians.
Though not as hotly contested as the U.S. Senate race, Florida's gubernatorial race has a clear winner.
Florida's Senate race is far from over.
But a few of Tuesday's big races indicate he did more harm than good.
You certainly didn't ask to see these three again on a presidential debate stage.
Plus, a Gary Johnson honorable mention.
Love Ranch, a brothel owned by Nevada Assembly candidate Dennis Hof, loses their brothel license.
Like so many other states, age laws in Vermont are showing themselves to be disproportionate.
Two 11-year-olds hacked into a replica of Florida's election website. Should we be alarmed?
"I'm thinking about it."
But once again, California voters will get a choice between two Democrats for the Senate in November.
Canadian columnist Marcus Gee has an excellent article on how political ignorance exacerbates the challenges of voting for a lesser evil. But the problem is in some ways even worse than he suggests. At the same time, there is much we can do to improve the quality of our decisions.
Democrat Conor Lamb declared victory this morning, but he leads Republican Rick Saccone by just 500 votes. Libertarian Drew Miller got more than 1,300.
Is Edgar Martinez the Gary Johnson of baseball? No, but his inevitable election to Cooperstown can teach us something useful about politics.
The two-party system continues playing Whac-a-Mole with instant runoff voting
The defeated Senate candidate's refusal to concede is no more preposterous than the claim that the president actually won the popular vote.
A recent Virginia election decided by one vote has given new life to the mantra that "every vote counts." But the chance of a single vote making a difference remains extraordinarily low, and this reality incentivizes voters to be ignorant and biased.