Tag Archives: voter suppression

Thursday Open Thread | More on Voter Suppresor Kris Kobach

From the New York Times: The Man Behind Trump’s Voter-Fraud Obsession How Kris Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, plans to remake America through restrictive voting and immigration laws. By ARI BERMAN JUNE 13, 2017 ……………………… The A.C.L.U. has filed … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Attorney General White Citizens Council Strikes At Voting Rights

The Sessions Effect: Trump DOJ Reverses Course In Major Texas Voter ID Case By Alice Ollstein Published February 27, 2017, 12:47 PM EDT For the last six years, the Justice Department has sided with the citizens and civil rights groups … Continue reading

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The Upcoming Attack on Voting Rights-The LIES from This White House

You have had the repeated LIES of the new White House. From The Press Secretary and THAT MAN. They continue to repeat the lie that he would have won the popular vote, if 3 million illegal voters hadn’t committed voter … Continue reading

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Media Plans to Call Democratic Primary for Hillary Clinton Before California Polls Close

Chris Matthews sat down with Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, and confirmed that MSNBC and several other media networks intend to call the Democratic primary race for Hillary Clinton before polls close in California on June 7. Matthews said … Continue reading

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Timeline of @MoDemParty denial of VAN access.

Maria Chappelle-Nadal On December 21, I communicated by text and by phone with the Missouri Democratic Party regarding access to the Voter Activation Network, VAN. I was initially told that it would not be a problem for our campaign to … Continue reading

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Video | Harry Reid: “Senate Republicans are ADDICTED to KOCH”

YEP, THEY’RE A LL BOUGHT & PAID FOR.  AND THEY ARE RESPONSIBLE for VOTER SUPPRESSION, ANTI-ABORTION LAWS, GUTTING FOOD STAMP PROGRAMS, ATTEMPTS TO REPEAL THE ACA, INCREASED GUN VIOLENCE, SYG LAWS THAT ARE KILLING OUR BLACK BOYS & MEN, WHILE … Continue reading

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The Clintons Think Somebody’s Playing With Them. NOBODY is playing with them.

I read two stories this week that made me go ‘hmmm’. The first story was from Politico: Priorities USA: We’re not sitting out 2014 Priorities USA says ‘no one should sit out the 2014 midterm elections, period.’ By MAGGIE HABERMAN … Continue reading

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