attorney general

Jeff Sessions Just Doesn’t Care

The motivation behind Sessions's minimum sentencing policy is simply punishment for punishment's sake.

By Roy L. Austin, Jr. Myesha K. Braden

Cory Booker Takes a Smart Stand

The New Jersey senator breaks with a norm to defy a norm-breaking President.

By Nathan Pippenger

Discrimination Will Continue, But Who Will Notice?

Despite their long history of preventing discrimination, federal election observers will be mostly absent from polling stations this year—at a time when the assault on voting rights is particularly acute.

By Julie Fernandes