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Mike Turzai

Chinese, GOP Agree Non-Rich Shouldn't Vote

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Speaking just like an American Republican, the Communist Chinese-appointed leader of Hong Kong, Leung Chun-ying, said last week that if the state granted democratic rights to its poor and working class, they could dominate elections and choose leaders who would meet their needs.

Canvassing South Philly: Silicon Valley Goes East

Geri Spieler | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Geri Spieler

An elderly man, white, lectured me on the degradation of our political system and predicted a revolution after this election. A woman heard why I was there and yelled at me to get off her stoop.

Voter Suppression and the Immigrant Voice

Rukhsana Hasib | Posted 11.16.2012 | World
Rukhsana Hasib

Pennsylvania is one of the states, around the country, where Republicans have passed a strict voter photo ID requirement law. On Thursday, September 1...

If Obama Losses the Election It Will Be My Fault

Geri Spieler | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Geri Spieler

I am suddenly frightened. What if the Republicans win? Could they win? Am I being too overly self-confident that more people think as I do?

Voter Suppression and Our Rigged Tax System: The Underlying Ideology

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

They might have some abstract legal "right" to vote -- but not the deeply rooted right to vote that only comes from the exercise of responsible proprietorship. And besides, what does not having a photo ID in this day and age testify to if not an absence of that responsibility?

BOTH SIDES: Reagan and Matalin Debate Ryan Rollout and Voter ID Laws and Preview the Republican National Convention

HuffPost Radio | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgWhile Mary gets on the Ryan Express, Ron calls him a "dishonest hypocrite." Is the race now Back-Forward -- Ozzie & Harriet vs. Modern Family? Also: She warns about voter fraud, but he says voter ID laws are suppressing minority voters.

Mike Turzai Repeats Voter Fraud Lie

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 08.16.2012 | Black Voices

In the wake of a judge's decision not to block Pennsylvania's controversial voter ID law, Mike Turzai, the Republican legislator who made headlines in...

Gene Demby

Opponents Ponder Next Steps As Controversial Voter ID Law Gets Go-Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'...

House Candidate Could Lose Vote Under Controversial Voter ID Law

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

A congressional candidate in Pennsylvania may not be able to vote for himself in the November elections, thanks to one of the country's most stringent...

The Cognitive Dissonance of Republican Logic

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Republicans believe that government spending causes unemployment. But we can't cut the defense budget, because that would put people out of work.

Pennsylvania Republican Blows His Party's Cover on Voter ID Laws

Bob Edgar | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics
Bob Edgar

For months, GOP legislators across the country have demanded tough voter identification requirements as an antidote to an epidemic of vote fraud. Now, thanks to a burst of honesty, we see that the voter ID campaign is the real fraud.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmaker Behind Controversial Voter ID Remark Backed By Education Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Republican in Pennsylvania is facing a firestorm for recently admitting that a voter identification law in the state likely would ...

Democrat Blasts Republicans: 'Your Ideas Suck'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

Pennsylvania House Republican majority leader Mike Turzai's candid boast that the state's new voter identification laws would succeed in delivering Pe...

GOPer Makes Shocking Voter ID Comment

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Mike Turzai, the Pennsylvania GOP House majority leader, said that a strict new voter ID law will help Republicans win the state for the first time si...