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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
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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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