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What does the vice president do?

Joshua Holzer, Westminster College On Jan. 20, Kamala Harris will become vice president of the United States – the first woman, the first person of...

Don’t want federal agents in your city or town? Then protect...

Frank V. Zerunyan, University of Southern California I recently visited Portland, Oregon, and saw the destruction around the federal courthouse there – walls defaced with...

Historic power struggle between Trump and Congress to be reviewed by...

Stanley M. Brand, Pennsylvania State University On May 12, the Supreme Court will hear argument in two cases concerning congressional demands, known as subpoenas, for...

Does impeachment need a crime? Not according to framers of the...

Stefanie Lindquist, Arizona State University Donald Trump’s legal and political defenders are all singing the same refrain: The president can’t be impeached; he hasn’t committed...

Impeachment trial senators swear an oath aimed at guarding ‘against malice,...

Susan P. Fino, Wayne State University The 100 United States senators who are jurors in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump have taken a...

Senators’ silence suggests they may be taking their impeachment trial duty...

Lynne H. Rambo, Texas A&M University Several Republican senators have taken a “vow of silence” on the impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives. Maine...

This year at the Supreme Court: Gay rights, gun rights and...

Morgan Marietta, University of Massachusetts Lowell The Supreme Court begins its annual session on Oct. 7 and will take up a series of cases likely...

Nominating a crony, loyalist or old buddy for attorney general is...

Austin Sarat, Amherst College With President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would nominate former Attorney General William P. Barr to fill the position again, Trump...

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How to reverse global wildlife declines by 2050

Michael Obersteiner, University of Oxford; David Leclère, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and Piero Visconti, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Species...