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Voter Empowerment Act

Protecting Our Precious Right to Vote

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

It is deeply troubling that in 2013, our work is not done and the need to continue this fight remains. If we've learned one thing from the recent attempts to disenfranchise voters around the country, it's that the Voting Rights Act continues to be a vital tool in the fight.

Chelsea Kiene

How To Fix Long Lines On Election Day: Report | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the federal government works to address the long lines and administrative problems voters nationwide faced on Election Day, a new rep...

Obama Won. Now Let's Change the System

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

However skilled Obama is as a politician -- and despite the presence of many principled progressives and liberals in Congress -- we cannot expect Congress to enact more than modest reforms until we tame the corporate plutocrats' power.