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Voter Caging

Jason Linkins

Voting Reform Initiatives Are Probably Doomed | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Way back when President Barack Obama was reelected in November, his celebratory speech included this shout-out to the hundreds of thousands of voters ...

Bullies at the Ballot Box

Liz Kennedy | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Liz Kennedy

This fall, there is a great danger that eligible Americans will find themselves facing bullies at the ballot box -- overzealous volunteers who take the law into their own hands to target particular voters.

Jason Linkins

Only Those Who Guard the Mystery Of Mitt's Tax Returns Shall Be Unhappy: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Aug. 10 | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

For as long as anyone can remember, mankind has yearned to see 10 consecutive years of Mitt Romney's tax returns. And for nearly as long, Romney a...

What the 2010 Elections Say About America: Stories People for the American Way Is Watching

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Republicans could win this battle but lose the war. Many who end up voting for Tea Party-backed Republicans will be shocked when candidates get elected to office who don't support anything they don't find in their 19th-century view of the Constitution.

If Democracy Is Denied

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

The sheer momentum of the Obama-Biden ticket has triggered frantic and massive Republican vote-rigging operations in key battleground states designed ...

Explaining How Stolen Elections Keep Obama From Being a Sure Win to a Friend in Tribal Area Pakistan

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

The fact is we haven't "gotten over" the thefts of two elections. And we're seeing signs that the GOP is doing all it can to steal the next election too, including, setting up the narrative with the lies about ACORN.

Exclusive Interview: Voting Experts Bobby Kennedy and Greg Palast on How to "Steal Back Your Vote!"

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

In an exclusive interview, the two men explain at breakneck pace what they're afraid of this year and what they hope voters will do to make sure the 2008 election is fair, open, and small-d democratic.

Making Sense of ACORN

Josh Brusin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Brusin

It seems that ACORN is the GOP scapegoat this year. They tipped their hands when they labeled Obama a dastardly "community organizer" repeatedly at their convention.

Nearly 600,000 Subject To Possible Voter Caging In Ohio

Truthout | David Rosenfeld, Miller-McCune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How many voter-registration mass mailers are "returned to sender" in the run-up to Election Day may determine how many Ohio residents are eligible to ...

House To Hold Hearing on Scheme to Disenfranchise Foreclosed Homeowners

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

The House Judiciary Committee, headed by Michigan Congressman John Conyers, will be investigating the alleged "caging" scheme, which reports indicate was targeted for Michigan, Ohio and possibly other battleground states.

Jason Linkins

Maybe Kris Kobach Is What's The Matter With Kansas | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If, indeed, power corrupts, then what bulwark does the public have when absolute power tries to corrupt absolutely? One vital defense, it seems, is t...