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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Kris Kobach

Attorney Group Says Kobach Violated Federal Law By Promoting Voter Commission

A national group of civil rights attorneys says that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach may have violated a federal law by promoting his work on President Donald Trump’s voter commission on his campaign website. The Lawyers’ Committee Civil Rights Under Law, a nonprofit group founded in 1963 at the request of President John Kennedy as a way to safeguard civil rights, filed a Hatch Act complaint against Kobach on Monday with the Office of Special Counsel, an independent watchdog within the federal government.

July 4, 2017
Kris Kobach, Muslim Ban, Terrorism

Kansas SOS Kris Kobach Faces Pushback After Seeking To Grab Every State Voter File For Trump ‘Election Integrity’ Commission

On Wednesday, the GOP’s leading vote suppressor, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, used his appointment by President Trump to a federal commission on “election integrity” to send a letter to top state election officials requesting they turn over their statewide voter files—including public information like names, addresses and political party and private information like Social Security numbers and voters’ status as active or inactive.

July 1, 2017
Kris Kobach, Muslim Ban, Terrorism

This Study Proves Trump’s Travel Ban Is A Ridiculous Method To Prevent Terrorism

A report by the libertarian Cato Institute found there were 154 foreign-born terrorists who engaged in fatal attacks in the United States from 1975 to 2015. Twenty of these terrorists were refugees. Collectively those 20 people were responsible for killing a total of three people.

February 24, 2017
Immigration, White Nationalists, Nativists, Trump

White Nationalists And Nativists Want Americans To Pay To Keep America White

Tightening border enforcement measures, attacking pro-immigrant cities, and pushing local law enforcement to act as immigration police are all ideas that have been promoted by the anti-immigrant, nativist, and white supremacist right for decades, but now they’ve finally found an ally in the Oval Office.

January 27, 2017
Kris Kobach, Immigration

How Trump Could Get His Immigration Czar Around The Senate

Donald Trump could hire Kris Kobach for a newly created position — immigration czar — that would not need Senate confirmation. The proposal would put one person in charge of an issue that impacts a dozen departments and agencies, including the departments of Homeland Security, State, Justice, Labor, Housing and Health and Human Services.

January 4, 2017
Kris Kobach, Muslim Ban, Terrorism

Caught On Camera: Donald Trump’s Anti-Muslim Agenda Revealed

The plan was revealed when an AP photographer captured an image of Kris Kobach entering a private meeting with Trump on Sunday, carrying a binder and papers.

November 22, 2016
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach talks about the Kansas voter ID law that he pushed to combat what he believes to be rampant voter fraud in the United States in his Topeka, Kansas, U.S., office May 12, 2016. REUTERS/Dave Kaup

Thousands Of Voters In Limbo After Kansas Demands Proof They’re American

Kris Kobach’s campaign against voting fraud has disenfranchised thousands of Kansas state residents.

June 1, 2016

This Week In Crazy: Obama Bans Jail For Black People

President Obama stops prosecuting black people, the Ayatollah Caucus takes over Washington, and more.

March 6, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Immigration Meltdown Edition

Obama starts a new civil war, Latinos escalate the War on Whites, and so much more.

November 21, 2014

Kansas Must Send Kris Kobach To Political Oblivion

Voters have a chance to expel America’s worst secretary of state from office. They should take it.

October 14, 2014

Could Latino Voters Decide Kansas’ Elections?

Could Republican hostility to Latino voters swing one of the most pivotal Senate races?

October 10, 2014

Sleeper In Kansas Might Upset Senate Election Calculus

Let’s go out on a limb and predict that a Republican majority will retake the Senate in November’s elections. After all, Nate Silver, the paragon of quantitative journalism, puts the party’s chances of doing so at 62.6 percent. On second thought, let’s not. As even Silver would admit, there’s plenty of room for unforeseen events. […]

September 16, 2014

Republicans Need A New ‘Go-To Guy’ On Immigration

Republicans know they need to broaden their party’s appeal to Hispanic voters to have a realistic shot at winning the 2016 presidential election. But on the key issue of immigration, they can’t seem to help but follow far-right leaders over a cliff of extremism. Writing for Reuters on Monday, Mica Rosenberg and Jeff Mason explain how as President Obama […]

August 25, 2014