Party Of Lincoln Takes Aim At Black Voters

Party Of Lincoln Takes Aim At Black Voters

Since winning control of the governorship and both houses of the state Legislature in 2004, Georgia Republicans have passed a series of new laws restricting access to the polls. T ...

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The GOP’s Fear Of Higher Voter Turnout

The GOP’s Fear Of Higher Voter Turnout

It is rare for a politician to publicly deride efforts to boost voter turnout. It is seen as a taboo in a country that prides itself on its democratic ideals. Yet, New Jersey gove ...

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Texas Voter ID Law: Discriminatory Or Common Sense?

Texas Voter ID Law: Discriminatory Or Common Sense?

By Tim Eaton, Austin American-Statesman CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Lawyers from the U.S. Department of Justice, joining several civil rights groups, told a federal judge Tuesday in ...

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Voting Still Matters When It Comes To Political Clout

Voting Still Matters When It Comes To Political Clout

More than a half-century after brave protesters marched and bled and died to demand the right to vote for black citizens, the ballot box remains a potent weapon for civic and poli ...

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Republicans Finally Have A Poster Boy For Voter Fraud (But Scott Walker Won’t Like It)

Republicans Finally Have A Poster Boy For Voter Fraud (But Scott Walker Won’t Like It)

For years, Wisconsin Republicans have warned that voter fraud is a scourge that threatens the very survival of democracy in their state. "I've always thought in this state, close ...

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Biden Takes On Voter Suppression: ‘We Have To Stand Up’

Biden Takes On Voter Suppression: ‘We Have To Stand Up’

Vice President Joe Biden urged voters on Monday to stand up to Republican-led efforts to limit voting rights, in a video for the Democratic National Committee's voter expansion pr ...

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Kansas, Arizona Win Proof-Of-Citizenship Requirement In Voting Suit

Kansas, Arizona Win Proof-Of-Citizenship Requirement In Voting Suit

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times A federal judge has ruled that Kansas and Arizona should be allowed to require voters to provide evidence of U.S. citizenship, in a case close ...

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In 1991, Mitch McConnell Opposed Dark Money — While Openly Supporting Lower Voter Turnout

In 1991, Mitch McConnell Opposed Dark Money — While Openly Supporting Lower Voter Turnout

by Zaid Jilani, Republic Report. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is in the political fight of his life, as he faces a capable Democratic challenger in Alison Grimes ...

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Pennsylvania Judge Strikes Down State’s Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania Judge Strikes Down State’s Voter ID Law

by Karen Langley, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette HARRISBURG, Pa. _ A Pennsylvania judge has found the state's voter ID law unconstitutional. According to the ruling from Commonwealth Cou ...

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