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Voting rights are still under attack ... a reminder repost

It’s hard to believe: In 2013, voting rights are still under attack.In this past election, millions waited hours to vote and faced confusing voter ID laws… 240 more words

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Voter Suppression, Really?

The days of poll taxes, literacy tests, and outright discrimination to keep minority voters from their right to vote are gone.  Recently, the Republican party has initiated… 980 more words

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President Obama Criticizes Republican Push for Voter ID Laws

Closing out a week of commemorating progress from the Civil Rights Movement, President Barack Obama on Friday sharply criticized Republicans for leading efforts in some parts of the country to prevent citizens from voting.

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Obama says right to vote under threat in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday said the GOP is threatening voting rights in America more than at any point since the passage of the historic 1965 law expanding rights at the ballot box to millions of black Americans and other minorities. 743 more words

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'Pathetic': David Axelrod hopes U.S. voters defy suppression 'schemes'; Praises Afghan election requiring ID

David Axelrod has praised the election in Afghanistan with the most asinine lack of self-awareness possible:

Afghans defied threat of death to vote. Here's hoping Americans cast ballots in large…

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N.C. just found thousands of felony-level voter fraud cases

The North Carolina State Board of Elections has discovered thousands of ballots cast either fraudulently, through voter error or precinct error during the 2012 general election, including potentially 36,000 felony-level cases. 518 more words

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Poor people lose out when elections are bought and sold

Have you heard about the Supreme Court decision striking down limits on campaign contributions, allowing more private money to pour into federal elections? If you care about democracy and voting rights, especially for poor people, you should be concerned. 665 more words

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