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Within a few hours of a SCOTUS ruling on a case that essentially gutted Section 5 of the Voter's Rights Act last year, TX Attorney General Greg Abbott immediately enforced one of the most ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Oct 18, 2014 at 10:40 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, worrying that his Republican supporters may be too stupid to find his name in second position on the ballot, which is totally disenfranchisement.
by kos
Comment Count 76 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 09:11 AM PDT with 132 Recommends
The following is the second in a series whose purpose is to show what's gone wrong in our nation's political arena, and to help start the process of ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Sep 15, 2014 at 09:46 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Are you a minority, a low wage worker, a student, or a senior citizen in Ohio? Were you hoping to vote on Election Day? Unfortunately, I have some bad news for you. From Think Progress : “Ohio ...
by AlexPalombo
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 06:26 AM PST with 31 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from former Rep. Louis Stokes (D. OH) on behalf of Ed FitzGerald's (D. OH) gubernatorial campaign regarding Governor John Kasich (R. OH) and the Ohio GOP's latest ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Feb 27, 2014 at 06:58 PM PST with 18 Recommends
... According to the Detroit Branch NAACP : The Detroit Branch NAACP held a press conference on Monday, November 4, 2013 regarding the announcement by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) ...
by CFCLFM
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Nov 05, 2013 at 12:42 AM PST with 13 Recommends
... According to Phreddy Wischusen at The Michigan Citizen: The Detroit primary recount ended on Sept. 26 leaving many questions unanswered and allegations uninvestigated. Dozens of Detroiters, ...
by CFCLFM
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Nov 04, 2013 at 01:57 AM PST with 8 Recommends
A 90 year old man who just happens to be the former Speaker of the US House was denied a voter ID according to Texas's new voter ID requirements. FORT WORTH — Former House Speaker Jim Wright was ...
by Heavy Mettle
Comment Count 188 comments on Sun Nov 03, 2013 at 08:33 AM PST with 644 Recommends
It’s a trend lately, that if a party is afraid of losing an election, they pass legislation barring key groups in their opponents’ base from voting. And clearly, it’s something Texas has taken ...
by AlexPalombo
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 11:35 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I just received an email from the Democratic Governors Association. Putting it mildly, the news it reported on Wendy Davis was very encouraging. Here's part of the email's text: Al, This just in: a ...
by alaprst
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 02:57 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
For a party that claims to speak for Americans, they sure are afraid of Americans voting.
by kos
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 11:20 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
Texas Sen. John Cornyn wants to win via disenfranchisement, not ideas. Meteor ...
by kos
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 12:40 PM PDT with 71 Recommends
Want to see a Movement Conservative pushing Voter ID laws flummoxed into just stammering? Tell them flatly that all forms of mandatory voter ID required by law to vote in an election anywhere in ...
by LeftHandedMan
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Aug 04, 2013 at 10:09 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
The Supreme Court's worst nightmare. We've had plenty of coverage on today's Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights ...
by kos
Comment Count 236 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 11:59 AM PDT with 175 Recommends
A few months back I wrote about how Republicans were trying to keep college students from voting – they removed voting booths from campuses, they tried to knock kids off the voter rolls for using ...
by AlexPalombo
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu May 02, 2013 at 07:26 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 08:47 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Local North Carolina news and political pundits are awaiting for Republican State House Speaker Thom Tillis to announce his candidacy for U.S. Senate against incumbent Democratic Senator Kay Hagan ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 02:33 PM PST with 31 Recommends
note: I know what will be said in this post below will have been said before, both on the web and in other posts on this site and probably in much more articulate terms. But it bears repeating. ...
by hematuria
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 05:02 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Think the right to vote should be restricted or made contingent upon some arbitrary variable? Then have a look at how things might have been had Republicans gotten their way anywhere along the line.
by GayIthacan
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 04:41 PM PST with 4 Recommends
NOTE: This diary duplicates news found in 904Dem's diary now on rec list , which wasn't there when I started typing. What can I say? I'm a rural dial-up user. Will delete. At 9:00 AM this ...
by Limelite
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Nov 04, 2012 at 07:05 AM PST with 6 Recommends