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Federal Judge Officially Weakens Texas' Voter ID Law Before The Election

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.10.2016 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday approved a deal reached between Texas and civil rights groups to remedy a voter identification law...

Samantha Lachman

Nevada Republicans Fail To Pass Voter ID Bill, Anger Conservative Voters | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nevada conservatives are disheartened that another attempt to pass a voter identification measure out of the legislature failed this ses...

This 12-Year-Old Will Restore Your Faith In Politics

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) was made the fool in late July, when he had to publicly admit he hadn't read part of a controversial voter identif...

GOP Candidate Calls North Carolina Voter ID Law A 'Turd'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

Republican congressional candidate Jason Thigpen is speaking out against North Carolina's new voter identification law, characterizing the measure pas...

Another State Sued Over Controversial Voter ID Law

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

The Tennessee Green Party filed a federal lawsuit Monday to get rid of Tennessee's voter ID law, calling the legislation unconstitutional and unfair t...

Nine-Term State Senator Resigns To Protest Voter Suppression

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

A North Carolina state senator is resigning after nine terms in office to protest the state's new voter ID law, which Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed into...

Saki Knafo

Why Getting Voter ID Is So Much Harder Than Actually Voting In Pennsylvania | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

In the recent trial over the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's new voter identification law, which is slated to wrap up this week, lawyers for an ar...

Amanda Terkel

Independent Elections Panel Says No To Voter ID | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An independent panel formed by a Republican official and charged with examining Maine's electoral system has concluded that the state sh...

Ryan J. Reilly

State's Voter ID Law Could Impact 613,000 Voters | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans in North Carolina make a renewed push to pass a voter ID law, a new report from the State Board of Elections suggests tha...

Time Sensitive Democracy

Don Ringe | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics
Don Ringe

Tom Corbett and Mike Tursai obviously haven't met Marian Fydrych. At 92, Marian seems tiny and frail, but there's strength and passion in her voice as she describes the stringent voter identification laws now in effect in Pennsylvania.

Ruling On Contentious Voter ID Law Is Imminent

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

By Mark Shade HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept 27 (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania judge may rule as early as Thursday on whether to block a voter ide...

Jim Cramer Takes On Voter ID Laws

Posted 09.12.2012 | Business

Investment guru Jim Cramer is taking a stand on a controversial political issue. The CNBC personality tweeted on Tuesday: UPDATE: This post ha...

The State of Pennsylvania, Voter Suppression and the American People

Ben Jealous | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Ben Jealous

Suppressing the vote diminishes election integrity by nurturing a political environment that ignores democracy and sustains social, economic, and ethnic disparities in today's society.

Gene Demby

Opponents Ponder Next Steps As Controversial Voter ID Law Gets Go-Ahead | Gene Demby | Posted 08.15.2012 | Black Voices

Steven Singer was getting ready to start his day Wednesday morning when he got wind of some news: a Pennsylvania judge decided not to block the state'...

Trial Over Voter ID Constitutionality Kicks Off

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The first legal test for Pennsylvania's tough new voter identification law began Wednesday, with state lawyers calling the measure ...

Justice Dept. Opens Probe Of Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether Pennsylvania's new voter identification law discriminates ag...

State Voter ID Failure Could Leave Thousands Disenfranchised

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

A Tennessee program meant to mitigate the potential disenfranchising effects of a new voter identification law is reaching only a small percentage of ...

State Voter ID Law Creates Puzzling Catch-22

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

Mississippi legislation that would require residents to present valid photo identification in order to vote this November contains a measure that thre...

State Voter ID Law Threatens To Disenfranchise More Than 750,000

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

Pennsylvanians will be required to show government-issued photo identification in order to cast votes in November, thanks to a GOP-supported voter ID ...

Tea Party Congressman Introduces New Voter ID Bill

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

Tea Party-backed Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) on Tuesday unveiled a new push to enact a national voter ID law ahead of the 2012 elections. His proposed ...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin's Voter ID Law Faces Court Challenge | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification when they go to the polls is being challenged in court, with a nonpart...