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
The president is right to speak out, but he needs to preach to someone other than the converted and avoid racializing the issue.
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 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
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
SPRINGFIELD — House lawmakers today advanced a measure that would ask voters this fall if Illinois should strengthen ballot protections and ban voter suppression tactics.
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.
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.
Trifecta of voter suppression, despair and gerrymandering means a plan with no new ideas. But also: no new voters!
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
(Credit: wpr.org) Not surprisingly, Schultz is a lame duck who doesn’t need to worry about getting reelected.
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
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.