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When Cops Are Racist and Unaccountable, Then What?

The latest task force report isn't the first to suggest major reforms to the Chicago Police Department, but it might be the first to result in real change.

Democratic Secretaries of State Most At Risk in 2016 Races

Republicans currently dominate the office that holds significant power over elections.

Congressional Inaction Hinders Public Health Fight Against Zika

With more cases cropping up by the day, local governments have to act quickly -- and without help from the federal government.

Fingerprint Uber Drivers? Voters to Decide

How people in Austin, Texas, vote next month on background checks for ride-hailing drivers could have big consequences for cities across the country.

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