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Presidential Commission

Improving the Voter Experience

Nancy LeaMond | Posted 06.11.2014 | Fifty
Nancy LeaMond

With so many important issues facing the electorate this fall and in 2016, voters have a lot at stake. If recent elections are any indication, we can expect older voters to turn out in droves. We want to make sure that these voters -- indeed, voters of all ages -- have a quality experience and an opportunity to exercise their civic responsibility.

Ryan J. Reilly

Elections Panel Calls On States To Make It Easier To Vote | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- States should implement online voter registration and expand early voting in order to reduce long lines at the voting booth, the Preside...

Futuristic Voting May Soon Be A Reality

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

DENVER -- Voters could one day print ballots at home like airline boarding passes, or skip traditional precincts for weekend voting at vote centers. ...

Ryan J. Reilly

New Group Tries To Make It Easier To Vote | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Presidential Commission on Election Administration, which President Barack Obama first announced earlier this year during his State ...

Sins of Commission: The 40th Anniversary of the Illustrated Presidential Report of the Commission on Obscenity and Pornography

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert Brenner

I used to housesit for this hippie couple when I was a teenager. While they were away, I searched their home for porn. This was the early 1970s; you c...

Gulf Oil Spill Presidential Commission Named By Obama

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency chief on the job during the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska in 1989 and a former Florida senat...