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Voter ID Laws: The Red Herring of the Red States

Robbie Wilson

In the wake of recent violence and protests in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white police officer, Darren Wilson, shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager, the national spotlight has once again focused on the inhibition of constitutional rights, especially of those within the African-American community. 2,575 more words

Conservatives

Marquette Law School Poll: Nearly a dead heat between Gov. Walker, Mary Burke

MILWAUKEE (WITI) – A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 47.5 percent of registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 44.1 percent support. 3,079 more words

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"Women’s Equality Day": The Vote -- A Right Worth Fighting For

Today, August 26, marks Women’s Equality Day. It is also a little more than two months from the 2014 midterm elections. In my mind, these two things are inextricably linked. 755 more words

Republicans

The Privilege of Voting in America

Picture credit: Walkingfox

Today was our Primary Election day here in Florida and like good citizens, we of course went to our local polls and voted. 579 more words

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Duran & Toulouse Oliver square off over right to vote, voter ID

As a part of their series offering candidates for office equal space in the paper’s opinion pages, the Albuquerque Journal ran competing op-eds from current Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran and her Democratic opponent, current Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver. 1,221 more words

Elections 2014

Three Days in Austin: A Texas Rising Story

By James Carneiro-TFN Student Activist

They came from every corner of the state.

Some only had to make a quick jaunt over from San Marcos, others had to endure the eight-hour drive from El Paso. 1,258 more words

Texas Rising

Federal appeals court sets arguments in Wisconsin voter ID case

MADISON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Chicago has set oral arguments in the fight over Wisconsin’s voter identification law for next month.

Republicans passed a law in 2011 requiring voters to show photo identification. 63 more words

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