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December 2013
The New Food Stamp Fight
November 2013
Sexual Assault in the Military
October 2013
Redefining the US-Cuba Relationship
September 2013
Aviation Safety
June 2013
Raising the Minimum Wage
May 2013
Broadband Expansion
April 2013
Gun Violence Prevention
March 2013
Wind Energy
February 2013
The Future of Coal
January 2013
The High Cost of Floods
December 2012
Veterans Employment
November 2012
The 2012 Election
October 2012
Transportation Infrastructure Investment
September 2012
Violence Against Women
June 2012
Oil Industry Tax Breaks
May 2012
Mandated Contraceptive Coverage
April 2012
Fracking and Drinking Water Safety
March 2012
Saving the Postal Service
February 2012
Funding Presidential Campaigns
January 2012
Keystone Pipeline
December 2011
Internet Piracy
November 2011
Ethanol Subsidies
October 2011
Space Exploration
September 2011
Medicare and the Budget
June 2011
Public Broadcasting
May 2011
High-Speed Rail
April 2011
The Health Care Debate Continues
March 2011
Filibuster Reform
February 2011
The Bush Tax Cuts
January 2011
Child Nutrition
December 2010
The DREAM Act
November 2010
Controlling Toxic Substances
October 2010
Campaign Finance & Free Speech
September 2010
The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
June 2010
Mountaintop Removal Mining
May 2010
Gays in the Military
April 2010
Job Creation
March 2010
The Deficit and the Debt
February 2010
Consumer Financial Protection
January 2010
Health Care Reform
December 2009
Federal Student Loans
November 2009
Executive Compensation
October 2009
Poverty in America
September 2009
Credit Card Reform
June 2009
Helping Homeowners
May 2009
Reshaping National Priorities
April 2009
Unionizing Workers
March 2009
Saving the Big Three
February 2009
Infrastructure Financing
January 2009
Tobacoo Regulation
December 2008
Forestalling Economic Disaster
November 2008
The 2008 Election
October 2008
Energy Consumption
September 2008
Biofuels Expansion
June 2008
No Child Left Behind Revisited
May 2008
Food Safety
April 2008
Foreign Intelligence Gathering
March 2008
The Torture Debate
February 2008
Mine Safety
January 2008
Affordable Housing
December 2007
U.S. Troop Deployment
November 2007
Covering Uninsured Children
October 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa’s Public Health Crisis
September 2007
Hate Crimes
June 2007
D.C. Voting Representation
May 2007
Renewable Fuels Policy
April 2007
The Minimum Wage Debate
March 2007
Network Neutrality
February 2007
Fisheries Management
January 2007
HIV/AIDS in America
December 2006
Voting Integrity
November 2006
Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
October 2006
Compulsory National Service
September 2006
Federal Student Aid
June 2006
Lobbying Reform
May 2006
Warrantless Government Surveillance
April 2006
Health Savings Accounts
March 2006
Roadless Forest Areas
February 2006
Re-examining Eminent Domain
January 2006
Journalistic Privilege
December 2005
Natural Disasters
November 2005
Estate Tax Repeal
October 2005
Civil Liberties in Times of War
September 2005
Guest Workers
June 2005
Judicial Nominations
May 2005
Iraq Two Years Later
March 2005
Indecency in the Media
February 2005
Special Education Reform
January 2005
Intelligence System Reform
December 2004
The PATRIOT Act Revisited
November 2004
The 2004 Election
October 2004
United Nations Peacekeeping
September 2004
Asbestos Compensation
June 2004
Military Draft
May 2004
Highway Funding
April 2004
Overtime Pay
March 2004
The Ongoing Medicare Debate
February 2004
Climate Change
January 2004
Military And Reconstruction Funding
December 2003
Importing Prescription Drugs
November 2003
Media Ownership
October 2003
Ocean Policy
September 2003
Partial-Birth Abortion
June 2003
Restructuring Head Start
May 2003
Government Technology Survillance
April 2003
Fighting for Air
March 2003
Medical Liability Insurance
February 2003
Crack vs. Powder Cocaine
January 2003
How to Protect the Nation
October 2002
Disarming Iraq
December 2002
Forest Management
November 2002
Welfare Reauthorization
September 2002
Enron Fallout
June 2002
Americans and Their Cars
May 2002

High-Speed Internet Access
March 2002
Charitable Choice
February 2002
Mental Health Parity
January 2002
Train Travel in America
December 2001
War on Terrorism
November 2001
Stem Cell Research
October 2001
National Security After the Cold War
August 2001
Oil Drilling in Alaska
June 2001
The OSHA Ergonomics Standard
May 2001
Airline Mergers
April 2001
Genetically Modified Foods
March 2001
U.S. Aid to Colombia
February 2001
Electoral College
January 2001
Strategic Petroleum Reserve
December 2000
DNA Testing and Capital Punishment
November 2000
Medical Records Privacy
August 2000
China and World Markets
June 2000
Taxing E-Commerce
May 2000
Cleaner-Burning Gasoline
April 2000
Minimum Wage
March 2000
Internet Privacy
February 2000
Financial Services Restructuring
January 2000
Nuclear Weapons
December 1999
Firearms in America
November 1999
Patients’ Bill of Rights
October 1999
The Federal Role in Education
August 1999
Y2K Issues
June 1999
The Independent Counsel Law
May 1999
NATO’s 50th Anniversary
April 1999
Impeachment of the President
February 1999
National Parks and Public Lands
January 1999
Bankruptcy Reform
December 1998
Physician-Assited Suicide
November 1998
Campaign Finance Reform
October 1998
U.S. Relations with Russia
August 1998
Drunk Driving
June 1998
Puerto Rico Political Status
May 1998
International Monetary Fund
April 1998
Superfund Reform
March 1998
Human Cloning
February 1998
Nuclear Waste Storage
January 1998
Iran’s Nuclear Program
December 2013
Human Rights in Russia
November 2013
Arms Trade Treaty
October 2013
NSA Surveillance
September 2013
Drone Use by the U.S. Military
May 2013
Defending Cyberspace
April 2013
Chaos in Mali
March 2013
International Disability Protections
February 2013
Palestinian Statehood
January 2013
The Benghazi Attack
December 2012
Children and Armed Conflict
November 2012
Foreign Policy and the 2012 Election
October 2012
Law of the Sea Convention
September 2012
Transition in Afghanistan
May 2012
U.S. Aid to China
April 2012
The Obama Defense Budget
March 2012
Labeling Imported Food
December 2011
Prosecuting Suspected Terrorists
December 2011
National Cybersecurity
December 2011
Free Trade with South Korea
November 2011
Peace Corps at 50
October 2011
Syria Crackdown
September 2011
U.S. International Broadcasting
May 2011
Libyan Uprising
April 2011
Revolution in Egypt
March 2011
Haiti’s Recovery and Reconstruction
February 2011
Water and Sanitation
January 2011
Iran Sanctions
December 2010
China’s Currency Policy
November 2010
The New START Treaty
October 2010
The U.S. Military Presence Abroad
September 2010
2010 British Parliamentary Elections
May 2010
Google vs. China
April 2010
Terrorist Activity in Yemen
March 2010
U.S.-Mexico Border Violence
February 2010
The Horn of Africa
January 2010
The Road to Copenhagen
December 2009
U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan
November 2009
Chinese Tire Tariffs
October 2009
Upheaval in Honduras
September 2009
Children’s Rights
May 2009
International Family Planning
April 2009
Buy American
March 2009
Lifting Cuba Sanctions
February 2009
Free Trade with Colombia
January 2009
United Nations Peacekeeping
December 2008
Turmoil in Zimbabwe
November 2008
Foreign Policy and the 2008 Election
October 2008
The Georgian Crisis
September 2008
The Question of Tibet
May 2008
Iraqi Refugees
April 2008
Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence
March 2008
Pakistan on the Brink
February 2008
Controlling Global Warming
January 2008
The United States and Iran
December 2008
Armenian Genocide
November 2007
Judging the Surge
October 2007
Myanmar/Burma
September 2007
The Falklands/Malvinas Islands
May 2007
U.S.-Peru Relations
April 2007
Debating Iraq War Policy
March 2007
Internet Gambling
February 2007
The U.S.-India Trade Deal
January 2007
Trade with Vietnam
December 2006
The North Korean Nuclear Test
November 2006
The U.S.-Mexico Border
October 2006
The Israel-Lebanon Crisis
September 2006
The Human Rights Council
May 2006
Guantanamo Bay Detainees
April 2006
Genetically Modified Foods
March 2006
Nuclear Weapons
February 2006
Assassination of Rafik Hariri
January 2006
Internet Governance
December 2005
World Oil Prices
November 2005
Global Climate Change
October 2005
The Cuban Trade Embargo
September 2005
The Ongoing NAFTA Debate
May 2005
Law of the Sea
April 2005
Cyprus divided
March 2005
The Iraq Oil-for-Food Program
February 2005
Global Trade Wars
January 2005
The Kashmir Dispute
December 2004
Democracy in Venezuela
November 2004
Russia and Chechnya
October 2004
Crisis in Sudan
September 2004
The Palestinian Question
May 2004
Landmine Eradication
April 2004
European Union Migration
March 2004
Capital Punishment
February 2004
Security Council Reform
January 2004
Northern Ireland Peace Process
December 2003
Postwar Iraq
November 2003
Whaling Policy
October 2003
Japan’s Defense Policy
September 2003
Genocide in Yugoslavia
May 2003
World AIDS Crisis
April 2003
North Korea’s Nuclear Program
March 2003
European Union Enlargement
February 2003
The Iraqi Crisis
January 2003
Abortion Protests
March 2014
Recess Appointments
February 2014
Legislative Prayer
January 2014
Chemical Weapons in America
December 2013
Campaign Fundraising
November 2013
Reconsidering the Voting Rights Act
October 2013
Human Genome Research
September 2013
Gay Marriage
May 2013
DNA Testing of Arrestees
April 2013
Freedom of Information
March 2013
Warrantless Blood-Alcohol Tests
February 2013
Drug-Sniffing Dogs
January 2013
U.S. Copyright Law
December 2012
Diversity in College Admissions
November 2012
Life Without Parole Revisited
October 2012
Arizona’s Immigration Law
September 2012
Health Care Reform
May 2012
In Vitro Fertilization Controversy
April 2012
The Stolen Valor Act
March 2012
Indecency on the Air
January 2012
Warrantless GPS Tracking
January 2012
Congress’s Role in Foreign Policy
December 2011
Arrestee Strip Searches
November 2011
Sexual Discrimination at Walmart
October 2011
Free Speech and Campaign Funding
September 2011
Minors and Miranda
May 2011
Material Witness Detentions
April 2011
Church v. State
March 2011
Warrantless Searches
February 2011
Illegal Workers
January 2011
Violent Video Games
December 2010
Protesting Military Funerals
November 2010
The Right to Remain Silent
October 2010
The Elena Kagan Nomination
September 2010
Church vs. State on Campus
May 2010
Gun Control in the States
April 2010
Material Support for Terrorists
March 2010
Prosecutorial Immunity
February 2010
Life Without Parole for Minors
January 2010
Religious Displays in a National Preserve
December 2009
Animal Cruelty in Media
November 2009
Race Discrimination in Promotions
October 2009
The Sonia Sotomayor Confirmation
September 2009
Electioneering Communications
May 2009
Judicial Elections
April 2009
Asylum in America
March 2009
Free Expression in a Public Forum
February 2009
Post-September 11 Detentions
January 2009
Broadcast Indecency
December 2008
Navy Sonar Exercises
November 2008
Trafficking in Child Pornography
October 2008
Driving Under the Influence
September 2008
The Second Amendment
May 2008
Open Primaries
April 2008
Lethal Injections
March 2008
Voter ID Laws
February 2008
Enemy Detainees
January 2008
Sentencing Guidelines
December 2007
The President’s Treaty Power
November 2007
Gender in the Workplace
October 2007
Regulating Campaign Advertising
September 2007
Student Speech
May 2007
Police Chasing
April 2007
Global Warming
March 2007
Political Advocacy by Unions
February 2007
Race in Public Education
January 2007
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban
December 2006
Prejudicial Displays in Court
November 2006
Warrantless Police Entries
October 2006
Prosecuting Enemy Combatants
September 2006
Rights of Foreign Nationals
May 2006
The Texas Redistricting Fight
April 2006
The Samuel Alito Nomination
March 2006
On-Campus Military Recruiting
February 2006
Parental Notification Laws
January 2006
The Right to Die
December 2005
The John Roberts Nomination
November 2005
Election Participation
October 2005
Internet File-Sharing
September 2005
The Ten Commandments
May 2005
Eminent Domain
April 2005
Age Discrimination
March 2005
Compelled Speech
February 2005
Alcohol Regulation
January 2005
Executing Minors
Decemeber 2004
Executive Branch Powers
October 2004
Detaining Enemy Combatants
September 2004
The Pledge of Allegiance
May 2004
Interrogating Juveniles
April 2004
State Funding of Divinity Studies
March 2004
Redistricting Battles
February 2004
Police Roadblocks
January 2004
Drug Addiction in the Workplace
Decemeber 2003
Regulating Campaign Fundraising
November 2003
Affordable Prescription Drugs
October 2003
Antisodomy Laws
September 2003
Racial Diversity in Higher Education
May 2003
Forced Sanity
April 2003
Protection from Sex Offenders
March 2003
Cross Burning
February 2003
Abortion Protests as Extortion
January 2003
Three Strikes Laws
December 2002
Copyright Term Extension Act
November 2002
Land-Use Regulation
October 2002
Student Drug Testing
September 2002
Applying the Death Penalty
May 2002
School Choice
April 2002
HMO Coverage Decisions
March 2002
Internet Pornography
February 2002
Privacy in the Classroom
January 2002
Minority Hiring Preferences
December 2001
Electric Energy Transmission
November 2001
Regulating Tobacco Advertising
October 2001
Copyright Law in the Digital Age
September 2001
Medical Use of Marijuana
May 2001
The Casey Martin Case
April 2001
Wiretapping and Pricavy Rights
March 2001
The Presidential Election Controvery
February 2001
The Clean Air Act
January 2001
State Regulation of Federal Elections
December 2000
Drug-Testing of Pregnant Women
November 2000
Abortion Law and the Court
October 2000
Miranda Rights and Police Interrogation
September 2000
Religion and Public Education
May 2000
Violence Against Women (2000)
April 2000
Grandparents’ Rights
March 2000
Federal Control of Tobacco Use
February 2000
Decency and Community Values
January 2000
Funding University Clubs
December 1999
Financing Political Campaigns
November 1999
Welfare Reform in the States
October 1999
Defining “Disability” in the ADA
September 1999
Law Enforcement and the Media
May 1999
Gifts to Federal Employees
April 1999
Sexual Harassment in the Schools
March 1999
The Year 2000 Census
January 1999
Disabilities and Public Education
December 1998
Fourth Amendment Rights
November 1998
Attorney-Client Privilege
October 1999
The Line Item Veto
September 1998
Same-Sex Harassment
April 1998
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