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Clinton: 'I Would Have Won' But For Comey, Russia, Voter Suppression

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5 mentions2 days ago
Julie Jacobson/AP By Published May 26, 2017 Hillary Clinton believes she would have won the 2016 election if not for the “unprecedented attacks” by former FBI Director James Comey and ...

Voter Suppression Is The Problem, Not Voter Fraud

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3 mentions4 hours ago
In a move dripping with cynicism and partisan politics, the Trump administration recently announced an executive order to create a “Presidential Commission on Election Integrity.” At the AFL-CIO, the federation ...

Democrats Are Launching a Commission to Protect American Democracy From Trump

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To counteract the Trump administration’s “election integrity” commission, the Democratic National Committee is launching a new Commission on Protecting American Democracy from the Trump Administration. While the Trump commission plans ...

Voting Rights Roundup: Supreme Court won't revive North Carolina GOP's racist voter suppression law

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5 mentions3 days ago
While the Supreme Court’s refusal to hear the appeal does, as noted, leave the lower court’s decision in place, it’s important to note that the high court’s conservative majority didn’t ...

The Republicans Broke American Politics, and Media Elites Are Blind to It

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30 mentions1 day ago
Republican Greg Gianforte defeated Democrat Rob Quist in a special election Thursday for Montana’s lone congressional seat, a six-point victory that should horrify you because he won with the full ...

Analysis

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15 mentions5 days ago
This year, federal courts have been litigating a steady stream of gerrymandering claims. And most of the electoral maps the courts have knocked down were drawn by Republicans. That's good ...

The GOP is running its anti-abortion playbook against voting rights

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7 mentions5 days ago
If you want to understand the terrible position that voting rights advocates find themselves in today, consider the position that supporters of reproductive rights faced not so long ago. In ...

Tell officials: Don't legitimize the Kobach Commission

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4 mentions16 hours ago
There's a full-fledged assault being waged on voting rights in the United States, and Donald Trump just announced he's ramping it up—with the help of notorious White Nationalist vote suppressor,

Hillary Clinton Has A New Excuse For Why She Lost

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Hillary Clinton’s list of excuses for why she lost the election keeps getting longer. The former secretary of state has offered up a litany of scapegoats not named Hillary Clinton ...

Hello, Media Fact Checkers! Hillary Claims She Beat Trump, and Nixon Was Impeached

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The Associated Press, PolitiFact, CNN, Snopes and all of the other "fact-checkers" should be busy this weekend and well into next week vetting the howlers contained in Rebecca Traister's New ...

Trump appoints hate group figures to voter fraud commission

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19 mentions1 day ago
This article was originally published by The Southern Poverty Law Center. In an executive order signed in private, President Trump named Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who moonlights as ...

North Carolina Tried to Make Jim Crow Great Again

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We generally use this space on Sundays to point out wrongdoing, abuses of power, or issues that we feel do not receive enough coverage. We generally try to do so ...

The ACLU Wants The Documents From This Meeting With Trump Made Public

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11 mentions5 days ago
The American Civil Liberties Union wants the documents that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was photographed carrying after a meeting with President Trump during the transition to be made ...

BREAKING

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23 mentions4 days ago
Democrats like to say that there’s no voter fraud based on absolutely no facts. Of course, there’s voter fraud and the only reason they say there is none is because ...

Hillary Clinton Lashes Out at Press in Angry Interview, Claims She Beat Trump (She Didn’t)

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SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER In an interview for an article by New York Magazine published Friday, Clinton has apparently moved past “gracious Hillary” and “relaxed in the woods Hillary” ...

Voting by mail is fair, safe, and easy. Why don’t more states use it?

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Earlier this week, Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep Earl Blumenauer, both Democrats from Oregon, introduced a bill that would expand their state’s vote-by-mail system to the entire country. It’s not ...

Hillary Clinton Calls Third Party Voters ‘Crazy,’ Continues Excuses for Election Loss

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On May 26, New York Magazine published an interview with Hillary Clinton conducted by Bernie Bros and Obama Boys shill Rebecca Traister. Throughout the interview, Clinton reveled in the various ...

The Rev. William Barber Is Bringing MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign Back to Life

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27 mentions3 days ago
The Rev. William Barber II announced last week that he will step down as president of the North Carolina NAACP and lead a new national initiative that aims to end ...

Don Trumpoté de la Torre

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2 mentions1 day ago
Published on by Common Dreams When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies?— Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote de la Mancha In the novel, Don Quixote is ...

Wisconsin photo ID law cut turnout by 200,000 voters?

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5 mentions3 days ago
As they have for years, claims of voter suppression continue to be made by Democrats, including U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore and U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin. When President Donald ...

OpEd: How To Stop James Crow, Esq.

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3 mentions6 days ago
On Monday, May 15th, after four long years of struggle, our Moral Movement in North Carolina won a major victory against the strategy of Republican extremists who are determined to ...

Jeff Sessions's Agenda for the Civil-Rights Division

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President Trump’s proposed budget assumes a major reduction of staff in the civil-rights division, the section of the Justice Department charged with enforcing laws against discrimination and protecting the right ...

Tee Hee: California Progressives Allege Voter Fraud in Democrat Party Election, Demand Voter ID

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7 mentions3 days ago
Earlier this month, we highlighted a popcorn-worthy story of former DNC workers suing the Democratic Party -- ostensible champions of the little guy -- over sub-minimum wage salaries, and an ...

The GOP Keeps Quietly Purging Black Voters—and Democrats Aren’t Doing Anything About It

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When both Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel Groen and the North Carolina Democratic Party’s deputy executive director, Douglass Wilson, were asked about a little-known, but nasty, national voter-purge effort called ...

Two poll workers plead guilty to illegal voting

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7 mentions3 days ago
Two people who worked as election clerks during the May 2016 primary runoff have pleaded guilty to unlawfully casting a ballot for another person, Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart announced ...

Black women pen open letter to DNC Chair Tom Perez about their future in the Democratic Party

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9 mentions7 hours ago
Since the election of Donald Trump, Democrats are working hard to figure out next steps and the future of the party. There is much disagreement on what that looks like.

How Trump's New ''Election Integrity'' Appointee Has Unleashed Chaos on Elections in the South

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Amid the Chaos, Trump’s Appointees Push His Agenda

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3 mentions4 days ago
For those who hope (or fear) that the Trump Administration has been shell-shocked by the Russia scandals and paralyzed by the health-care mess, the past fortnight offers bracing reminders of ...

Democrats Launch Group To ‘Protect’ Voters From Trump

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2 mentions3 days ago
Democrats led by former Senate candidate Jason Kander created a new group that aims to “protect” American voters from President Donald Trump Thursday. The Democratic National Committee announced that the ...

GOP voting changes are getting pulverized

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3 mentions5 days ago
The Post reports: The Supreme Court ruled Monday that North Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature unlawfully relied on race when drawing two of the state’s congressional districts. The decision continued a trend ...

Justice For Olivia Pearson!

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5 mentions12 hours ago
Sign the petition OP Campaign created by Olivia Pearson Stop this obvious attempt at voter suppression and the malicious prosecution of Black Elected Officials in the State of Georgia, specifically ...

#AskGregAQuestion: How Can We Stop Crosscheck And Get Our Country Back?

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#AskGregAQuestion: How Can We Stop Crosscheck And Get Our Country Back?Greg Palast·Tuesday, May 23, 2017Q1: [If 1.1 million voters were removed from voter rolls by Crosscheck in 2016...] "Does this ...

Welcome to the Next Phase of the Facebook Backlash

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54 mentions4 days ago
Data mining is such a prosaic part of our online lives that it’s hard to sustain consumer interest in it, much less outrage. The modern condition means constantly clicking against ...

Alabama governor to sign law giving thousands of felons their right to vote back

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10 mentions4 days ago
When Kenneth Glasgow was released from prison after serving 14 years on drug-related charges, he was told that he couldn’t vote. So three years later, when he was granted a ...

DownWithTyranny!: People For the American Way Launches The Next Up Victory Fund

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Progressives like Keith Ellison, Pramila Jayapal and Jamie Raskin-- as well as other Democrats-- joined the folks at PFAW this week at an event introducing the launch of their newest ...

Clarence Thomas Joins Liberals To Strike Down Racist Redistricting?!?!? WHAAAAAAAA????

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6 mentions4 days ago
North Carolina’s Republican legislature prides itself on being the most brazen electoral ratfuckers in the country. Just last week the Supreme Court told them to GTFOH with their voter suppression.

5 of the Most Destructive Right-Wing Supreme Court Decisions in American History

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4 mentions1 week ago
There are many, but these are a doozy. When ultra-conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in 2016, many on the left and center heaved a huge sigh of relief.

Trump Budget a Nightmare for America’s Most Vulnerable

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2 mentions5 days ago
PROPOSED CUTS REINFORCE TREND OF GUTTING CIVIL RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT Baltimore—The NAACP issued the following statement regarding the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget from President Donald J. Trump. President Trump’s budget ...

Lynching re-emerges in new rhetoric of hate

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David Love: Language and images of lynching are re-emerging as tools of racial intimidation and oppression If we address this issue now -- both in the classroom and on a ...

As investigations rock the Trump administration, US government employees are lawyering up

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3 mentions1 day ago
US president Donald Trump has retained an attorney to represent him in the various ongoing probes into his campaign’s possible ties with Russia—Marc Kasowitz, a long-time advisor with little political ...

Politicians Keep Buying Kris Kobach’s Ideas Despite Track Record of Failure

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3 mentions6 days ago
Kris Kobach, the Secretary of State for Kansas and an anti-immigrant and vote-suppressing activist, has been angling for a job in the Trump administration since the election. But which of ...

Impeachment...Now!

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4 mentions1 week ago
"History on Hyperdrive." - Presidential biographer Jon Meacham on MSNBC this past Thursday, describing our current domestic political environment. If he's right, the speed at which new allegations, admissions, and ...

Fully funded 2020 Census essential to racial equity, inclusive democracy

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3 mentions4 days ago
English Joint statement from leading civil rights and racial justice organizations Contact: Elana Needle, 201.248.9724 Email: eneedle@raceforward.org The Census Bureau is headed toward a potential crisis after Congress allocated significantly ...

Ryan: Republicans will be rewarded for 'keeping our promises' on Obamacare. Let's make sure of that

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4 mentions4 days ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan is attempting to couch taking health insurance away from 24 million people and crippling Medicaid as a good and necessary thing. And, as usual, he lies ...

Enabling a dangerous president: Pence was there

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3 mentions7 days ago
This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.Donald Trump’s disclosure of highly sensitive intelligence to the Russians and reported efforts to shut down the FBI’s investigation into former national security adviser Mike ...

NAACP Chairmen: 'Today is the first day of our next 100 years'

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6 mentions7 days ago
When the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded in 1909, there were a number of undeniably stark realities facing black Americans that the creation of ...

Morning Digest: Supreme Court blocks North Carolina GOP's racially discriminatory congressional map

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2 mentions5 days ago
As noted above, this now-invalidated congressional map was one of, if not the very most, aggressive partisan gerrymanders in modern history. North Carolina is a relatively evenly divided swing state—Donald ...

Trump in Absolute Monarchy during Iran's Election

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3 mentions5 days ago
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – The spectacle of Trump and of cronies such as alt-Neo-Nazi Steve Bannon hobnobbing with the Saudi monarchy, of the president curtsying ...

My Mother the Trump Voter

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2 mentions1 week ago
My mother once started a union at her work. After her employer attempted to demote her out of a personal vendetta, she started talking to other employees in the bathroom ...

The GOP was taken over by an anti-capitalist menace

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3 mentions7 days ago
This article originally appeared on AlterNet. When Trump says, “The media has treated me so unfairly,” I’m reminded of the scorn heaped on liberals for giving first-place trophies to all ...
 

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