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Demonstrators gather outside of the U.S. Supreme Court to call for an end to partisan gerrymandering. Olivier Douliery/Getty Images

After Supreme Court Refusal, It’s Up to the People to End Gerrymandering

The first step is to transfer redistricting power away from legislators to independent commissions.

Gerrymandering Primary category in which blog post is published Opinion
SLUDGE REPORT Primary category in which blog post is published

Pelosi Ignored Her Own Caucus on Voting Reform For Years, Allowing States to Restrict Access

House Democrats outside of leadership have repeatedly proposed legislation on early voting and vote-by-mail, but Speaker Pelosi and the other leaders never got on board.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Wall Street Ally Next In Line to Lead Committee Overseeing Derivatives

Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) has been a reliable cosponsor for Republican bills to deregulate derivatives markets.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Dark Money Attacks Judges for Being ‘Soft on Crime’

Scaremongering advertisements in state court races were paid for by shadowy groups whose true funding sources weren’t available to voters.