Expanding the franchise would make the institution stronger, not weaker.
Just because Monsanto has patents and lobbyists doesn't mean that it should be allowed to wriggle out of our system's checks and balances.
Heinous schemes to limit the right to vote keep appearing in state legislatures.
Widespread efforts to suppress voting by people of color and the poor through a rash of voter ID laws make it clear that we still need the landmark 1965 legislation today.
America's security and prosperity depend on our children's ability to drive the economy of the future.
When it comes to workers' rights, some of the most influential government officials we'll be voting for are ones whose names don't actually appear on the ballot.
So far, not so good.
Texas won't accept your student ID for voting, but your gun permit will do just fine.