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Amendment Protecting Ill. Voters To Go On Ballot

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois voters will consider a constitutional amendment this fall aimed at scuttling attempts at voter suppression after Senate action Thursday.

The Senate voted 52-0 to approve the idea brought forth by House Speaker Michael Madigan, a powerful Democrat concerned about other states’ actions to add requirements for voting or limit when it’s done. 300 more words

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Hillary Clinton Wants Constitutional Amendment That Requires Equal Rights For Women

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton weighed in on a proposed Oregon constitutional amendment that would require equal rights for women, saying Tuesday “it would be nice to be in the constitution.” 258 more words

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Clinton: Women's Rights Will Boost Economy

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton weighed in on a proposed Oregon constitutional amendment that would require equal rights for women, saying Tuesday “it would be nice to be in the constitution.” 259 more words

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OKCupid CEO should apologize to Brendan Eich

Apparently the saying “ye who is without sin throw the first stone” didn’t translate well into “he who has not supported traditional marriage politicians be the first to attack those who have.” 317 more words

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Take the Money Out of Politics! And Lobbyists Out of Government!

The effect of great concentrations of wealth is concentrated political power. With the US Supreme Court’s ludicrous decision in Citizens United that corporations are persons, entitled to free speech protections of the First Amendment ( just like people), the US government, state governments, counties and cities are up for sale to the highest bidder! 141 more words

Yesterday, April 2nd, 2014 – the Supreme Court delivered its ruling in McCutcheon v FEC striking down aggregate limits on campaign donations. Without aggregate limits, any person with enough money may give the maximum allowable donation to every single candidate for office in Congress. 429 more words

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