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Elections and Campaigns

Bill Clinton Policies

Put Bubba Where He Belongs—Back in the Politics of the ‘90s

Rosemary Jenkins: Lest we forget, President Obama has had to spend an inordinate amount of his time overturning, reversing, amending many of the ill-advised laws and regulations the misguided Clinton put into practice some decades ago and which still plague us in so many different ways today.

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Prison Reform

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Will Obama’s “Criminal Justice Week” Define His Presidency?

David A. Love: The “tough on crime” approach is a miserable failure, and true reform of the criminal justice system will take a bipartisan effort in which we are smarter about sentencing, reduce barriers for the formerly incarcerated, and increase their job opportunities.

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Immigration Reform

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Kathryn Steinle’s Murder Puts the Spotlight on ICE

Hector Villagra: ICE’s use of detainers to imprison people without due process or probable cause — including not just those here without authorization but also green card holders and even U.S. citizens — raises obvious and serious constitutional concerns.

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Social Justice

Senseless Violence

Making Sense of “Senseless” Violence

Peter Laarman & Shakeel Syed: Our mass killers are almost all profoundly isolated and alienated; they are lost souls who imagine they will “achieve” something through lethal violence.

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