Akhil Reed Amar

Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

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Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away.

On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law

Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away.

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are being sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States.

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Facebook has banned President Trump, at least until his term is over. Twitter issued a 12-hour suspension of his account on Wednesday.

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With calls to stay home during the pandemic and threats of more violence in Washington, D.C., most Joe Biden supporters from Southern California will watch the inauguration virtually.

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Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

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In his inaugural address today, President Joe Biden emphasized unifying this country and ending what he called an uncivil war: “We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue,…

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After a mob of Trump supporters entered the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday, many people are concerned about what the remaining weeks of Trump’s presidency will bring.

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Following the insurrection at the U.S.

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