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Judicial Progress on Voter ID

Joshua A. Douglas | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Joshua A. Douglas

The tides are turning on voter ID. Within the past week, a federal judge in Wisconsin and a state judge in Arkansas invalided their states' strict voter ID laws, and a Pennsylvania judge refused to reconsider his January decision striking down Pennsylvania's voter ID law.

Republicans Got 99 Problems, But Voter Fraud Ain't One

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics
Danielle Moodie-Mills

Originally posted on theGrio.com Your browser does not support iframes. Voting should not be a partisan issue, and yet Democratic leaders are the on...

Attack on Trayvon Martin Is an Attack on America

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 09.14.2013 | Crime
Leslie K. Stein

Voter suppression and "stand your ground" are attacks on America's 99 percent. Sound crazy? They are attacks on reasonableness. Voter suppression a...

Rosario Dawson Teases 'Sin City 2' With Hot 'Do

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to ...

I'm Sorry, Mr. President

Ilana Ross | Posted 12.16.2012 | College
Ilana Ross

Four years later, I feel like I've disappointed the president more than he's disappointed me. I've turned off the news and ignored countless emails from Joe, Michelle, David Plouffe, somebody named Susan at the DNC.

Five Ways Poor Voters Vote for Poverty

Soul Dancer | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Soul Dancer

In a roundly researched and insightful post by Tom Zeller, Jr., "Rural Minorities Ponder The American Dream From The Bottom Rung Of The Economic Ladde...

Two Ways to Cut Campaign Clatter

Soul Dancer | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Soul Dancer

Campaign clatter is about to crescendo after more than two years of chatter. Are you tired of hearing the same old, same old facts, debates, accusations and cries volleyed between candidates and their supporters?

Voter Suppression Series Part II: Florida

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

After an electoral spanking last cycle that was largely the backlash to neoconservative overreaches in the Bush Jr. years, Republicans were reflecting on how to deal with the surge of new and minority voters.

The False Narrative About Young Voters

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee Who is the young voter? Youth Radio spoke with Abbey Kiesa of CIRCLE, an organization that specializes in youth political polling and c...

How to Use Modern Crowdsourcing Apps to Keep an Eye on the Original Crowdsourcing App

Ben Berkowitz | Posted 01.07.2012 | Media
Ben Berkowitz

The original crowdsourcing app, the voter booth, is going to be put to use tomorrow in thousands of municipalities around the United States. This once...

Bloomberg Says: Tweet Your Election Day Complaints

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Got a problem with your ballot? Get on Twitter or call 311. That's the advice of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who announced Thursday via T...

Fallon & The Roots Slow Jam Low Voter Turn Out (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Compared to the 2008 election, the midterm elections weren't nearly as exciting. So, to make a low Democratic turnout at the polls a little more stimu...

Our Inadequate Patchwork Quilt of Registration Processes

Stuart Comstock-Gay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stuart Comstock-Gay

Again in 2008, despite the valiant efforts of election officials and voter rights organizations, legitimate voters are once again being thwarted at the polls. It's now painfully clear: We simply must get America's voter registration house in order.

What Do Undecided Women Want?

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joel B. Schwartzberg

There are roughly eight million more female voters than male, and more women than men say they are still undecided. Senator Hillary Clinton and Govern...

Campaign Journal: McCain Husbands and Obama Wives

Lori Jewett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lori Jewett

Lori Jewett is an OffTheBus grassroots correspondent. Each week she contributes a campaign journal documenting her life out on the trail. The wor...

Florida's Early Voting Process Seems Rife For Another Challenge If Election Close

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

Most of the poll workers are elderly, and not particularly adept at using the computers. My agent took almost five minutes to find me in the system and issue me a ballot. One woman who exited the polling place after half an hour was apparently dead, even though she looked quite well.

Sacrificing Car Windows For Obama In Alabama

Mark J. Hainds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark J. Hainds

People are surprised to see the Obama bumper sticker next to an Alabama license plate on a Ford F150, four-wheel drive pickup. So surprised down here that one of them broke my window.

Pennsylvania Station 2008

Gloria Feldt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gloria Feldt

The superdelegates will go with whoever they perceive as a winner. Today it could be Clinton-- she's hung in there despite being badgered mercilessly to drop out.