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Democrats Should Widen Focus On Voter Suppression

What with the ceremonies at the L.B.J. presidential library last week to commemorate the Civil Rights Act of 1964 becoming law, the subject of current-day voter suppression was brought up by several Democrats, including President Obama. Show More Summary

Obama on Voter Suppression: The Right Speech in the Wrong Place

The president is right to speak out, but he needs to preach to someone other than the converted and avoid racializing the issue.

Fox's Laura Ingraham Laughs Off Concerns About Minorities' Access To Voter IDs

From the April 11 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Previously: Fox, Limbaugh Attack Holder For Speaking To Black Leaders About Voter ID Laws Research Backs Up Voter Suppression Claims, But Media Stay In False-Balance Mode Fox's Voter Fraud Falsehoods Are Warping America's Minds

President Obama Blasts GOP Minority Voter Suppression At The 2014 NAN Convention – “You’d Think This Wouldn’t Be An Argument Any More” [Video]

President Obama Talks GOP Voter Suppression Efforts At 2014 NAN Convention Earlier today in New York City, President Obama took to the stage at the 2014 National Action Network Convention to address an intimate crowd of press, political peers, a

Kris Kobach: Dead People Vote, So We Need Voter ID

Nativist Kris Kobach is on the march against phantom voters casting phantom ballots yet again. RightWingWatch: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach – the mastermind behind anti-immigrant and voter suppression legislation throughoutShow More Summary

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Madigan voting rights referendum question advances

SPRINGFIELD — House lawmakers today advanced a measure that would ask voters this fall if Illinois should strengthen ballot protections and ban voter suppression tactics.

North Carolina Legislators Justify Voter Suppression With An Inconclusive Report

The North Carolina Board of Elections says it's still investigating claims of potential double-voting. But lawmakers are already seizing on the preliminary findings to claim “evidence of widespread voter error and fraud." The post North Carolina Legislators Justify Voter Suppression With An Inconclusive Report appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Illinois looks at improving voting rights protections

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois would beef up protections of eligible voters to ensure they can register and cast a ballot without fear of voter suppression under a measure Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan advanced Tuesday.

GOP’s hideous strategy to survive as the “white party”

Trifecta of voter suppression, despair and gerrymandering means a plan with no new ideas. But also: no new voters!

How Republicans Rationalize Voter Suppression

Since 2011, Republican lawmakers in swing states have pushed hard for new restrictions on voting, from voter identification to new rules on early voting and ballot access. “Nine states have passed measures making it harder to vote since...Show More Summary

On Monday I Heard The Embedded Black Fox Confidence Man On The Radio Say That "Police Racial Profiling" And "Black Voter Suppression" Are The #1 Threats To The Americanized Negro. Today Is Friday And A "Ninja Has Gotten Himself Kilt EVERY DAY THIS WEEK

Earlier this week I noticed a spike in the claims made by the "Embedded Black Fox Confidence Men" about the GRAVE THREAT to the Americanized Negroes in their congregation about VOTER SUPPRESSION. Roland Martin on "TV One" had a Democratic...Show More Summary

"Some correspondence"

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

A court has ruled that Tillis, Berger and Co., must turn over "some" of their correspondence and emails related to Republican voter suppression agenda: U.S. Magistrate Judge Joi Elizabeth Peake issued a ruling on Thursday that addresses...Show More Summary

Court rules NC legislators must release voter suppression emails

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Our friends at NC Policy Watch report the breaking news that a federal court has ruled that NC legislators must release emails associated with their conjuring of the voter suppression laws. The court handling the challenges to the voting...Show More Summary

Arizona Attorney General: If Those Convicted Of A Crime Can Vote, Politicians Will Campaign On Robbery

Tom Horner introduces his latest rationale for voter suppression laws. The post Arizona Attorney General: If Those Convicted Of A Crime Can Vote, Politicians Will Campaign On Robbery appeared first on ThinkProgress.

State Board of Elections approves Wautauga voter suppression

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

WRAL reports that the Republican-controlled NC Board of Elections has approved a plan by Wautauga County's Republican dominated BoE to move a one-stop voting site from the campus of Appalachian State University. Wautauga Dems that attended...Show More Summary

Woman Convicted of Voter Fraud Honored by Ohio Democrats

Ohio Democrats, still pushing their phony “voter suppression” meme, kicked off a campaign tonight to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot. They even brought in Al Sharpton for support. Sharon Coolidge of the Cincinnati...Show More Summary

Wisconsin Republican ‘Embarrassed’ By Own Party’s Voter Suppression Tactics: ‘There Is No Massive Voter Fraud’

(Credit: wpr.org) Not surprisingly, Schultz is a lame duck who doesn’t need to worry about getting reelected.

Bolitics: GOP Senator Puts Republican Party On Blast For Voter Suppression Antics – “I Won’t Defend Them Anymore”

GOP Senator Blasts Republican Party For Voter Suppression Practices The Republican party has long been engaging in voter suppression antics to keep minority and democratic voters in general from the polls and now one of their own is calling them

Congressman Says Voter Suppression Isn’t A Problem Because He Personally Never Had Trouble Voting

A member of Congress is not your average voter. But in order to make a point about how Florida’s voter ID laws are not a burden, Rep. Ron DeSantis cited his own experience at the polls. The post Congressman Says Voter Suppression Isn’t A Problem Because He Personally Never Had Trouble Voting appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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