Day: January 16, 2024

The House G.O.P.’s Incredible Shrinking Majority

When Republicans assumed control of the House early last year after winning a narrow majority in the 2022 midterms, Representative Earl Blumenauer, a veteran Democrat from Oregon, made a bold prediction: His party had a slight chance of reclaiming power before the next election — through sheer attrition. Republicans commanded just a thin edge over […]

Chevron Deference Is a Case of Too Much Judicial Restraint

By David B. Rivkin Jr. and Andrew M. Grossman Conservatives often criticize liberal jurists for “judicial activism”—disregarding laws passed by elected legislators and imposing their own policy preferences instead. On Wednesday the Supreme Court will consider whether to overturn a precedent that went too far in the other direction by surrendering the judicial role of […]

Back To Top