After mass shootings, politicians in Washington have failed to pass new gun control legislation, despite public pressure. But laws are being passed at the state level, largely to loosen restrictions.
A record number of people voted in the 2020 presidential election. Donald Trump lost, Joe Biden won. Now, GOP legislators across the country are trying to pass measures to limit voting.
Many former legislators offer accounts of their service – but few analyze the institutions in which they served.
State legislatures, which will draw congressional districts that last through 2030, are dominated by the GOP.
President Donald Trump may be trying to get state lawmakers to shift the outcome of the presidential election.
This is not the first time the prospect of state legislatures ignoring the popular vote and appointing their own slate of electors has arisen.