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A North Carolina county precinct GOP chair resigned on Thursday after an offensive interview that aired on “The Daily Show” Wednesday, in which he said ” lazy black people” want “the government to give them everything.” “Yes, he has resigned,” said Nathan West, a spokesman for the Buncombe County Republican […]
The Justice Department said Thursday that it will file a new lawsuit against Texas to try to block the state’s voter ID law. “Today’s action marks another step forward in the Justice Department’s continuing effort to protect the voting rights of all eligible Americans,” Attorney General Eric Holder said in […]
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[credit provider=”AP”] Back in 2011, legal superstar Paul Clement abruptly left international firm King & Spalding after it caved to political pressure and stopped defending the anti-gay defence of Marriage Act.Clement, a former solicitor general under George W. Bush, defected to the 15-lawyer firm Bancroft PLLC, which Susan Beck recently […]
[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Crist”] Former Florida GOP leaders admit the party intentionally created the state’s new voting law to keep Democratic voters away from the polls, according to a blockbuster report in The Palm Beach Post.Former Gov. Charlie Crist and former Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer, both of whom […]
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/8161403822/”] Voting and civil rights activists said Tuesday that Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law was causing mass confusion across the state as people tried to go to the polls.Because of a judge’s ruling in October, the law attempted to walk a line by allowing poll workers to ask […]
[preserve] [/preserve] [credit provider=”Flickr/Phillip Pessar” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/southbeachcars/8150539704/”] Get ready. Here are all the things that could go wrong (or already have) as Americans head to the polls.1. Confusion over voter-ID laws spurred by ongoing ads, litigation and misinformation
A former strategist for Sen. John McCain’s failed 2008 presidential run had some harsh words for anyone claiming voter fraud is alive and well in the United States.
On the day a judge halted a controversial provision of Pennsylvania’s newly implemented voter ID law, Jon Stewart mocked the law and others for trying to solve what is, “by all accounts, is nonexistent, but nevertheless a major concern for all Americans.”
[credit provider=”AP”] A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday blocked the most controversial provision of the state’s voter ID law, which will undoubtedly influence voter turnout in the 2012 election. Exactly five weeks before the election, Judge Robert Simpson halted — for this election only — a provision that would have required all voters […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/secured_user/Download.aspx?st=dl&id=8574f8ac02e5da11af9f0014c2589dfb&isgb=false”] With just 41 days before the general elections, many voters-to-be are quickly nearing the voter registration deadline in their respective states.In 2008, there was a total of more than 130 million people who voted in the presidential election, the highest turnout in US history.
[credit provider=”AP”] New voter ID laws in 23 states have the potential to disenfranchise up to 10 million Latinos by preventing them from voting or discouraging them from registering, according to a new study from the civil rights group The Advancement Project.The Advancement Project said Monday that the laws have […]
[credit provider=”Youtube/Sarah Silverman” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ypRW5qoraTw”] Appearing in a short film published to YouTube on Thursday, comedian Sarah Silverman attempts to explain why 12 states have passed laws that require voters present photo identification before casting a ballot.In short, she said that “lawmakers are trying to [screw] you” — although she used […]
[credit provider=”Secretlondon via Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ecount-scanner2.jpg”] The deceased. Non-citizen residents. People being double-counted. All have been cited by groups focusing on voter fraud as proof of the flaws in the voter registration system.But one demographic that has been largely overlooked is college students, a mostly liberal, migrating demographic that could help […]