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Republicans Believe in Small Government Right? Think Again!

Marvin Meadors | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

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.

Wisconsin Congressman Admits Voter ID Law Will Help GOP Nominee Win

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics

In a moment of extraordinary honesty, a GOP congressman from Wisconsin said a new voter ID law will help the eventual Republican presidential nominee ...

Samantha Lachman

As Hillary Pitches Voting Rights On The Trail, Her Counsel Looks To Fight For Them In Court | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The general counsel for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign is heading up three high-profile lawsuits against R...

State Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Voter ID Law

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

(Updates with background on the law and statement from governor) By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, July 31 (Reuters) - The ...

GOP Lawmaker: Don't Expect Wisconsin's Voter ID Law To Get Fixed By 2014 Elections

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

As Tuesday's decision to strike down Wisconsin's voter ID law heads toward an appeal, one leading GOP state lawmaker does not see the legislature maki...

GOP Attorney General Candidate Raises Cash Off Rejected Voter ID Law

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

The leading Republican candidate to replace Wisconsin's retiring attorney general is trying to raise money off a judge's decision that tossed out the ...

The Voting Rights Case African Americans Must Watch

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices
Judith Browne Dianis

Why is Wisconsin placing these burdens on the right to vote? It's not to prevent in-person voter fraud. State officials admit that's not a problem and never has been. No, this law is about preventing voting.

They Stood Up: Unsung Heroes Behind the Voting Rights Headlines

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Judith Browne Dianis

Voter protection advocates around the country have spent the past two years working to uphold the right to vote in this country. These victories would not have been possible without the courage of everyday Americans who stood up for their right to participate in democracy.

New Effort To Reinstate State's Blocked Voter ID Law

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, Aug 21 (Reuters) - A Wisconsin Republican on Tuesday asked the state's highest court to reinstate a vote...

Push For Contentious Voter ID Law Hits Snag

Mount Pleasant Patch | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

The state Supreme Court Monday refused to hear Voter ID cases stemming from suits brought by two different plaintiffs. Justices issued one-page opi...

Wisconsin Voter ID Law Faces Legal Challenge

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MADISON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - A Wisconsin judge will hear a legal challenge this week to the state's new controversia...

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...