Latest from Edward B. Foley
  • Opinion

Democrats have a chance to expand voter access. But they’re focusing on the wrong bill.

This moment calls for a voting rights law that brings together Democrats and those Republicans who believe the will of the voters should decide elections.
  • Mar 29, 2021
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Voting rights are in trouble. H.R. 1 isn’t going to pass — but this could.

As states move to restrict voting rights, Congress could protect them with minor changes, not an enormous overhaul.
  • Mar 8, 2021
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Why Congress should require its members to be elected by a majority of votes

This simple change could help reverse partisan extremism.
  • Mar 5, 2021
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Congress should make a deal to end partisan gerrymandering

The filibuster doesn’t need to be the death knell for electoral reform efforts.
  • Feb 4, 2021
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Prosecuting Trump for the Capitol riot will be difficult — but not impossible

Using the incitement or sedition statutes to charge Trump in the riot poses challenges.
  • Jan 14, 2021
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The Constitution is strong enough to withstand a delayed electoral count

No matter what happens, Trump and Pence will still be gone on Jan. 20.
  • Jan 6, 2021
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Why Pence can’t help save Trump

Any attempt by Pence to intervene on behalf of himself and Trump, if it comes to that, would be a constitutional travesty.
  • Jan 5, 2021
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Cruz disrupting the electoral college count won’t change anything. It can still hurt democracy.

Cruz and 11 Senate colleagues want a commission to probe supposed fraud in the election.
  • Jan 2, 2021
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Sorry, President Trump. January 6 is not an election do-over.

The role of Congress at the Jan. 6 joint session isn’t to relitigate the election. It’s to accept the votes sent by states.
  • Dec 29, 2020
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It’s time for Mike Pence to choose: Trump, or the truth

The vice president could help liberate the GOP and the nation from this escalating electoral hysteria. But will he?
  • Dec 22, 2020