Republican's believe in small government, right? Republican presidential candidates usually want to eliminate three or more cabinet departments and sometimes they can even remember the names of the three they want eliminated.
This week, there were developments on two major Republican voter suppression mechanisms. A three-judge federal panel greenlighted for trial an important case regarding the 2011 Republican gerrymandering of legislative districts.
North Carolina's governor Pat McCrory has repeatedly used a form of political dishonesty that lacks a well-recognized label. Lacking such a label, this tactic often goes unnoticed and unaddressed. To remedy this, I suggest a precise and well-earned label: a "McCrory."
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This month, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted's election administrators have been back in court, attempting to explain why every lawfully cast vote is NOT counted here in Ohio. Here's what we learned.
Here in America, we celebrate democracy by staying in touch with the lack of it. What better way to honor our ancestors' struggles to win the right to...
As many Americans have learned this hard-fought election cycle, U.S. territories actually do participate in presidential primaries despite not having a vote in November.
Voting isn't a privilege. It's a right. And that right is too important to be left to partisan politics. We must not allow anyone's votes to be taken away.
Score the Evenwel ruling as a win for liberals, albeit one by which they largely dodged a bullet, but by no means put to rest the dangers of future discriminatory gerrymandering or other forms of voter suppression.
In a sense, Donald Trump is correct that women who have abortions if the procedure is banned should face "some sort of punishment." Before you misconstrue my opinion, please note that I have always been an advocate of pro-choice.
If Congress needed any more evidence to suggest that the Voting Rights Act must be restored, they got it in the Arizona and North Carolina elections. What happened in these states underscores the destructive nature of the Supreme Court's decision to gut the VRA three years ago.
We must act upon his warnings if our children, nation's future and founding principles -- subverted and still sullied by the legacies of slavery, Native American genocide, exclusion of women and non-propertied men of all colors from our electoral processes -- are to be saved.
It's up to all of us to ensure the integrity of our voting process by getting registered, speaking up against voter ID laws and the attack on voting rights, and encouraging everyone to vote, regardless of ethnicity or gender.
In a TMFS sketch, we attack the five hour plus long wait to vote in Maricopa County, Arizona.
If you don't like this diseased system of what Pollan calls "nutritionism," then vote with your fork at every meal you sit down to, and eat like you mean it.
The Court is just one of the battle lines in what should be seen as a multifaceted program to weaken the voices of everyday people in favor of the powerful that is also taking place in statehouses and in Congress.