The Center for Responsive Politics projects that more than $5 billion will be spent during the 2018 election, making it the costliest in U.S. history.

The post Cost of 2018 election to surpass $5 billion, CRP projects appeared first on OpenSecrets News.

Read More…

It is beyond dispute that the massive voter turnout for Zimbabwe’s July 30 presidential election demonstrated that Zimbabweans want a transition away from the divisions, brutality and economic ruin of… Read more »

The post Zimbabwe: eight steps to full democracy appeared first on Democracy Digest.

Read More…

The crisis facing Germany’s Social Democrats is shared with advanced democracies’ traditional big-tent parties on both the left and right, according to The FT’s Tobias Buck: The party lacks a great… Read more »

The post How social democracy lost its way appeared first on Democracy Digest.

Read More…

In his book, Can Democracy Work? A Short History of a Radical Idea, From Ancient Athens to Our World, James Miller shows that democracy’s ascent is best seen not as… Read more »

The post How resilient is democracy? appeared first on Democracy Digest.

Read More…

The New Immediate & MANDATORY CFIUS Filing Regulations – What You Need to Know and Do Before the Regulations Take Effect on November 10 Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (EDT) New CFIUS regulations were announced on October 10, 2018, and will go into effect on November 10, 2018. Rick, Nova,…… Continue Reading Read More…

In a stunning, record-setting third quarter, Democratic candidates for U.S. House of Representatives raised nearly $250 million for their respective races.

The post Democratic House candidates raise $250 million in third quarter, double up GOP appeared first on OpenSecrets News.

Read More…

A wave of democratization swept over the African continent in the 1990s. Has it made a difference in the welfare of individuals in sub-Saharan African nations? And why hasn’t the… Read more »

The post Africa’s democratization since 1990: continuity in change? appeared first on Democracy Digest.

Read More…

A wave of democratization swept over the African continent in the 1990s. Has it made a difference in the welfare of individuals in sub-Saharan African nations? And why hasn’t the… Read more »

The post Africa’s democratization since 1990: continuity in change? appeared first on Democracy Digest.

Read More…

Petitions of the weekThis week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address, among other things, the classification under the Armed Career Criminal Act of a criminal offense that requires a defendant to have acted recklessly; the constitutionality of a categorical exclusion of houses of worship from qualifying for a government historic preservation grant; and the extent […]

The post Petitions of the week appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

Read More…

Mirziyoyev’s first trip to Europe was dominated by the search for investment in France. Read More…