Politics Apr 09

The Supreme Court of the United States is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., August 29, 2020.
Group to study more justices, term limits for Supreme Court

President Joe Biden has ordered a study of adding seats to the Supreme Court, creating a commission that will spend the next 180 days examining the incendiary political issues of expanding the court and instituting term limits for its justices.

World Jul 01

Russian voters agree to extend Putin’s rule to 2036

Russian election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to constitution that would allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. But the weeklong balloting was tarnished by widespread reports of pressure on voters and other…

Politics Dec 28

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Can Trump change Washington?

“Drain the swamp” was one of President-elect Donald Trump’s frequent refrains on the campaign trail. Lisa Desjardins talks with Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics, and Paul Miller, president of The National Institute for Lobbying &…