President Obama's pick for attorney general would be the first African-American woman in that position. But first, Loretta Lynch needs approval from the Republican-controlled Senate.
On The Ledge: In SB1062 Aftermath, Other States Weigh In
It is time to step out onto the ledge, with the goings-on at the state Capitol. It was, you know, another quiet week for the legislature...not much going on there…
Yeah, unless you count ongoing protests and international news coverage as something other than quiet.
With her veto Wednesday evening, Gov. Jan Brewer ended the suspense over Senate Bill 1062, the religious freedom bill. And the controversy that found its way to Arizona has led some other states to take another look at their versions of the measure.
Molly Jackman is an assistant professor in political science at Vanderbilt University.