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Federal Judge Excoriates Florida’s “Obscene” “Undeclared War” on Voting Rights

Poor Rick Scott! The Florida Republican governor had just one job this election season: Vigorously enforce the state’s voter disenfranchisement laws to disqualify as many Democratic votes as possible. Unfortunately for Scott, over the weekend, U.S. Show More Summary

Democracy at Stake in a New Mexico Race for Secretary of State

In warning about voter fraud, Donald Trump is following in the footsteps of more respectable Republicans like Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. For decades, Republicans have used charges of fraud to enact legislation that would make it more difficult for predictable Democratic constituencies (minorities, the young) to vote. Show More Summary

Annoy Meg Whitman, support Scott Garrett

(Paul Mirengoff) Meg Whitman is the chief executive of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co. A liberal Republican, she was crushed by Jerry Brown when she ran for governor of California in 2010, an excellent year for the GOP. This year, Whitman has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Show More Summary

Federal Judge Orders FL Gov. Rick Scott to Extend Voter Registration

Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott thought he could take advantage of Hurricane Matthew to disenfranchise Democratic voters in time for the presidential election, but yesterday a federal judge said "nope." Florida Gov. Rick Scott...Show More Summary

Federal Judge Overrules Florida’s Republican Governor, Extends Voter Registration

A federal court stepped in and extended the voter registration deadline in Florida Monday, after more than a million people were ordered to evacuate last week before the arrival of Hurricane Matthew. Florida Gov. Rick Scott had denied...Show More Summary

What it's like to register to vote in states with voter suppression law

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Leroy Switlick, a 67-year-old visually impaired man who has voted in every election for the last 40 years may not get to vote this year, because he lives in Wisconsin, where Republican governor Scott Watson passed a voter-suppression...Show More Summary

Despite Hurricane, Florida Governor Refuses to Extend Voter Registration

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he will not extend the state's voter registration deadline in light of Hurricane Matthew, the deadly storm currently barreling through the state with winds over 120 mph. The Republican governor, who alsoShow More Summary

Governor Who Looks Like a Cartoon Supervillain a Cartoon Supervillain

Vote suppression today, vote suppression tomorrow, vote suppression for as long as Republicans control the state: Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) refuses to extend his state’s voter registration deadline because of Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm approaching the U.S. southeast coast. The storm, predicted to be the strongest to make landfall in the U.S. […]

Supreme Court rejects bid to revive Wisconsin governor probe

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand Wisconsin’s top court’s decision to halt a special prosecutor’s investigation into possible unlawful coordination between Republican Governor Scott Walker’s campaign and conservative advocacy groups. The justices declined a...

When N.C. police killed Keith Scott, it raised the stakes in this 2016 battleground state

Republicans and Democrats alike say the killing of Keith Lamont Scott will energize both parties' strongest supporters in a presidential battleground state that also has competitive races for governor and the U.S. Senate. Continue reading ? The post When N.C. police killed Keith Scott, it raised the stakes in this 2016 battleground state appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

“Wisconsin lawmakers urge investigation of Scott Walker after ‘John Doe’ papers”

Guardian: Nineteen Wisconsin legislators have called for an official investigation into alleged criminal misconduct by the Republican governor Scott Walker, based on their review of court documents leaked to the Guardian. The legislators, who represent more than half of the … Continue reading ?

Pence to meet with Walker in Wisconsin for debate prep

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is meeting with Gov. Scott Walker for debate preparation in Wisconsin. Pence spokesman Marc Lotter says the Indiana governor was to meet with Walker … Click to Continue »

7 Days Left to Release Keith Scott Video

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

A new law signed by North Carolinas Republican governor will make it almost impossible to show the tape after next week. Until then, its Chief Putneys call.

How Scott Walker Showed Just How Wrong the Supreme Court Was on Citizens United

Click here for reuse options! Leaked emails show how the Republican governor of Wisconsin flouted campaign finance law to court secret donors. We now have a rare glimpse into the inner workings of a broken campaign finance system. The...Show More Summary

How Florida's Republican Governor Could Cost Trump the Election

The day after Donald Trump won the Republican primary in Florida, Rick Scott, the state's Republican governor, endorsed the New York businessman. Scott declared that it was time to unite behind Trump, writing in a Facebook post, "If we spend another four months tearing each other apart, we will damage our ability to win in November. Show More Summary

Scott Walker spoke at Maryland GOP fundraiser. Union protesters gave him an unfriendly welcome.

“Obviously that means I haven’t lost my touch — our reforms are still working,” the Republican governor of Wisconsin said about the protests.

Governor Scott Walker Calls in National Guard after Night of Rioting, Torchings and Gunshots in Milwaukee

Republican Governor Scott Walker activated the Wisconsin National Guard after a night of rioting and violent attacks in Milwaukee. RIOTERS... The post Governor Scott Walker Calls in National Guard after Night of Rioting, Torchings and Gunshots in Milwaukee appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Scott Walker Supporter Files Class Action Over Milwaukee DA's Secret Investigation

Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, speaks during the Republican National Convention (RNC) on July 20, 2016. Supporters of his were targeted by Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, who now faces a class action lawsuit over his methods. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Legal wrangling over a probe launched by Milwaukee County District [...]

Republican Governors Association Smells Blood in Vermont

Literally only hours after Lt. Governor Phil Scott of Vermont won his GOP primary, the RGA began running an ad in support of his candidacy. It’s a...

Florida governor criticizes Washington for lagging in Zika fight

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott on Sunday accused the federal government of lagging in providing assistance to combat the spread of the Zika virus in a Miami-area neighborhood, the site of the first U.S. transmission of the virus. Scott was speaking on NBC’s “Meet the...

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