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The heroes fighting voter suppression

When the voting deck is stacked against Democrats, it’s time to fight back. I’m not talking about bringing in high-profile speakers like President Obama to rally the base at candidate rallies, although that certainly helps. I’m talking about taking concrete actions to help people whose votes are being suppressed or voters whose access to the […]

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ACLU launches ‘Let People Vote’ campaign

Between the fraudulent national voter suppression commission run by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and a plethora of state-level voter suppression laws, many U.S. citizens are encountering roadblocks on their way to the voting booth. The American Civil Liberties Union aims to change all that. Coming less than a week after #NationalVoterRegistrationDay (not that […]

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Trump’s ‘voter integrity’ panel is a joke — and a serious threat (UPDATE)

No doubt Donald Trump thought he had a winning issue for Republicans when he launched an idea for a bogus voter fraud panel. After all, Republicans have been pushing false notions about voter fraud for years, using it as an excuse to pass voter ID laws and other forms of voter suppression that disproportionately affect […]

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Sure there’s voter fraud. By Republicans.

So Hair Twittler is asking for a “major investigation” into voter fraud, the kind that exists only by seeing the world through orange-colored glasses. Donald Trump is still so incensed about losing the popular vote — and the fact that news media keep reporting it — that he keeps tweeting about it, claiming that he […]

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How to fight back after Trump win: Start with voting

The final votes of the 2016 election are still being counted as the last mail-in and absentee ballots arrive. But once again, the American electorate came up woefully short. No doubt most who are reading this did his or her civic duty. But too many people didn’t, and we’re stuck with the results, as painful, […]

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