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Seeking Cloture

Cloture votes on executive and judicial nominees

The Senate has increasingly been forced to file for cloture in order to get to the final up-or-down confirmation vote on nominations. read more...

Immigration by the Numbers


The map shows the foreign-born share of the population by Congressional district in 2000, 2005 and 2010. Clicking on a district provides more detailed information along with statistics for the state at large. read more...

Sarah Vanderbilt
July 2, 2012
3:52 p.m.

Legal Affairs

Implementing the Health Care Law


The Supreme Court’s decision to largely uphold the health care law protects the many provisions already in effect and clears the way for full implementation over the next several years. read more...

Sarah Vanderbilt
June 29, 2012
11:20 a.m.

Legal Affairs