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Donna Brazile

Entries by Donna Brazile

On Election Day, Republicans Suffered Consequences of Voter Suppression Strategy

(1156) Comments | Posted November 13, 2012 | 4:20 PM

For more than two years Republicans have campaigned and legislated against the right of certain groups of people to vote. On Election Day, Republicans suffered the consequences. The very groups the GOP targeted -- among them African Americans, Latinos, and young people -- turned out in record numbers, propelling to...

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Celebrating Black History Month and the Achievements of African American Women

(33) Comments | Posted February 28, 2012 | 12:27 PM

The conclusion of Black History Month is a great time to reflect on the accomplishments of African Americans and contemplate where we are headed as a nation. And this year's theme, "Black Women in American Culture and History," is a reminder for all to look back on the important role...

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Ten Years After Bush v. Gore, the Supreme Court Can Recommit to Equal Protection

(508) Comments | Posted April 15, 2011 | 3:23 PM

Imagine going to vote at your local polling place and being instructed wrongly by a pollworker about which precinct table to go to or being given the wrong ballot by a pollworker. Imagine further that, through no fault of your own, your ballot is not counted simply because the election...

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Charlie White's Indictment: Piercing the Veil of "Voter Fraud"

(288) Comments | Posted March 8, 2011 | 6:58 PM

Last week, Indiana indicted its Secretary of State Charlie White on seven felony counts, including three counts of "voter fraud" and charges of theft and perjury. Independent special prosecutors have accused White of intentionally voting in the wrong precinct during the May 2010 Republican primary and lying about...

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