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Trump Administration's Authority On Voter Fraud Has No Proof Of Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics

While attempting to defend President Donald Trump on Sunday, senior policy adviser Stephen Miller said Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) could...

Kobach Is Wrong, Barring Refugees Would Hurt National Security

Human Rights First | Posted 12.05.2016 | Politics
Human Rights First

The Kobach plan's goal of reducing the resettlement of Syrian refugees "to zero" makes clear that the true purpose of the Kobach plan is to prevent refugees and immigrants from Syria and other mostly Muslim nations from entering, or being welcomed in, the United States.

10 Years Ago, These People Tried To Drive Undocumented Immigrants Out Of Town. Now, They’re Advising Trump.

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A decade ago, Hazleton, Pennsylvania, passed controversial anti-immigration ordinances that rattled the country. The town declared Engl...

Reinstating A Muslim Registry Is Literally At The Top Of Kris Kobach's Agenda For Trump Administration

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.23.2016 | Politics

If there was any doubt that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) wants to reinstate a Muslim registry if he gets into the Trump administration, M...

The Swamp

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Drain the swamp. Donald J. Trump It's great news for Kansas-and who'd have thought it. Of course it hasn't happened yet, but it seems to be a ...

Kansas Will Remain A Free State, God-Willing

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 11.21.2016 | Politics
Liaquat Ali Khan

The Kansas-Nebraska Act, a law Congress passed in 1854, delivered a moral dilemma to white settlers in Kansas to choose by popular vote whether or not...

Voter Suppression Steals Election?

Don C. Reed | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics
Don C. Reed

The election of 2016 -- House, Senate and presidency -- was at least partially stolen. I am not talking about the Russian manipulation, hackers relea...

Potential Trump Attorney General Created A Muslim Registry During The Bush Administration

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― One of Donald Trump’s most eye-popping campaign promises was a proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States. He later trie...

Trump Team Is Mulling Muslim Registry And Planning Border Wall, Reported Adviser Says

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - An architect of anti-immigration efforts who says he is advising President-elect Donald Trump said the new adm...

Alleged Trump Adviser Hints At Rapid Border Wall Build, Muslim Registry

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.15.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - An architect of anti-immigration efforts who says he is advising President-elect Donald Trump said the new administration could ...

Nativism At RNC 2016: Everything You Need To Know

Lindsay Schubiner | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Lindsay Schubiner

The much-anticipated, chaotic, sometimes laughable, but mostly terrifying 2016 Republican National Convention has come to end. And, oh, what a ride. There were certainly the highly publicized moments: Melania Trump's partially plagiarized speech and Ted Cruz being, well, Ted Cruz.

Voting in Kansas?

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

As long as I count the votes, what are you going to do about it? Attributed to William Marcy Tweed Kansas is back in the news, and the purpo...

Romney's Attack Against Donald Trump Exposes His Own 2012 Bigotry Ties

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 03.04.2017 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

While the Romney campaign did not use "Keep America American" as a continuous slogan, a United States Presidential candidate should avoid using that phrase all together considering the KKK used a similar phrase.

Want To Get Out Of 'Voter Purgatory' In Kansas? Try Suing.

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

To get out of voter registration "purgatory" in Kansas, it helps to sue. That's what two young men and their attorneys found when they took Secretary ...

Kansas Secretary of State Attends a White Nationalist Event, Doesn't Seem to Care

Anu Joshi | Posted 11.13.2016 | Politics
Anu Joshi

If anyone had a legitimate question about the racist underpinnings of Kobach's anti-immigrant activism, his association with white nationalists certainly clarifies things.

Immigration and the Health of a Nation

Tim Suttle | Posted 05.09.2015 | Religion
Tim Suttle

You want to know whether the arrow is pointing up or down for our society? Here's your leading indicator: How do we treat the poor? How do we treat the immigrant (legal or not)? Do we elect leaders who will do anything to increase our consumeristic zeal and lust for cash?

Republicans Stop at Nothing to Attack Immigrants

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Who would have imagined that a national party, never mind the Republican Party, would be so opposed to finding any solution for the almost 12 million undocumented people already here that they would risk our national security during the dangerous time we are in now? Yet that's the reality of the GOP today, and it's our responsibility to hold them accountable.

The Real Threat To Democracy

National Council of La Raza | Posted 04.15.2015 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

The real threat to democracy is not voter fraud. It is, rather, those who would suppress the votes of millions of U.S. citizens in the name of "preventing" it.

Kansas Conservative Doesn't Think Latino 'Socialists' Will Lead Ethnic Cleansing Campaign

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.21.2014 | Latino Voices

Hispanics will create a socialist voting bloc in the United States as they replace American workers, but that won't lead to ethnic cleansing, Kansas S...

Taking Anti-Immigrant Fervor Too Far

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 01.01.2015 | Latino Voices
Raul A. Reyes

What's the matter with Kansas? A decade ago, a best-selling book of that title examined how Kansas veered rightward after a long history as a left-wing hotbed. It looks like Kansas may be shifting course again.

Democrat Asks Court To Keep His Name Off Senate Ballot

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

(Adds response by Kansas secretary of state, last paragraph) By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept 10 (Reuters) - The ...

Instead of 'Legitimate Rape' Remarks, This Time Right-Wing Economic Policies Are Sinking GOP Chances

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Unless Republicans repudiate Reaganite supply side (i.e., trickle down) economics -- which stands at the very heart of contemporary, Tea Party conservatism and is the only thing unifying the increasingly disparate social conservative, libertarian, and Chamber of Commerce wings -- they own this debacle.

Kansas Lawyer Is 'Go To Guy' In Battle Against Obama On Immigration

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics

By Mica Rosenberg and Jeff Mason NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - As President Barack Obama prepares to announce major immigrat...

Immigration Foe Faces Tough Reelection Bid

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R), an architect of the controversial Arizona law requiring state and local police to check the immigration sta...

John Celock

Democrat Vows To Take On Koch Brothers | John Celock | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

The leading critic of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) is seeking a return to the state Legislature with a vow to reduce the influence of the...