At least five people were killed and many more were injured after an SUV crashed into a Christmas parade. A terrorism expert explains how vehicles have been weaponized.
New research on Wisconsin’s changing demographics suggests that racial integration and political polarization were a combustible combination in Kenosha, where violence erupted in August.
Wisconsin proved to be the ‘tipping point’ state in the US presidential election, which Joe Biden won by just 0.6% - despite being likely to win the popular vote by 4-5%.
Trump is contesting the results in four key battleground states. Here is what he is claiming — and his chances of success in stopping the vote count or overturning the results.
As Joe Biden and Donald Trump spend the final day of the US 2020 election campaign in key battlegrounds – why a handful of states will be so crucial to the result.
The rules governing how mail-in voting works and how ballots can be rejected differ state by state. In a close election, this could prove pivotal to deciding who wins.
The Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts has reversed its decadeslong practice of protecting voters’ rights and removing barriers to casting ballots.
Recent scandals involving economic development programs in New Jersey and Maryland highlight their many flaws, including a lack of oversight and their ineffectiveness.
The US public is more aware than ever of partisan gerrymandering, and they’re pushing local governments to make reforms.
Citizens of Wisconsin were widely opposed to former governor Scott Walker’s attempts to make higher education serve the business community. Doug Ford and Ontario citizens should take note.
Supreme Court justices have previously called statistical methods of measuring partisan gerrymandering ‘sociological gobbledygook’ and ‘a bunch of baloney.’
It’s cheaper to prevent biological invasions than to react after they happen. But it’s hard to detect invaders while there are still just a few of them. Knowing when and where to look can help.
Democracies survive if political norms and traditions are upheld. So the recent actions of GOP legislators in Wisconsin and other states to hamstring incoming Democrats put democracy at risk.
Conservative skeptics of climate change may support projects focused on ‘resilience’ – for example, preparing a community for future major weather events.
Many Americans seem to like seeing communist ideas in action, but have a visceral reaction to the word ‘communism.’ Might it be time to refresh an old ideology with a new set of terms?
Many observers had hoped that the court’s decision on Gill v. Whitford would provide some clarity on whether gerrymandering is constitutional.
Judges in North Carolina just threw out the state’s congressional district map. The decision could have major implications for the future of partisan gerrymandering across the US.
Gerrymandered districts are under fire across the US. But a weird district shape isn’t necessarily a bad one.
Gerrymandering is being hotly debated around the US. Can math help us figure out how to divide the country up fairly?
In an upcoming case about Wisconsin’s voting districts, the Supreme Court will tackle legal questions that have long gone unanswered.