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Voter Fraud

Democrats Should Widen Focus on Voter Suppression

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans want to make it harder to vote, Democrats want to make it easier. It's a simple concept, and it's one that strikes at a foundational belief most Americans share: Things always get better throughout American history, never worse.

Obama: The 'Real Voter Fraud' Comes From 'People Who Try To Deny Our Rights'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama delivered a fiery speech against Republicans on Friday, charging that the GOP is threatening voting rights in America. Appea...

Improving the Voter Experience

Nancy LeaMond | Posted 04.11.2014 | Fifty
Nancy LeaMond

With so many important issues facing the electorate this fall and in 2016, voters have a lot at stake. If recent elections are any indication, we can expect older voters to turn out in droves. We want to make sure that these voters -- indeed, voters of all ages -- have a quality experience and an opportunity to exercise their civic responsibility.

The Republican 'Great White Hope:' Manipulating Election Laws

Stanley Kutler | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

We have been victimized by carefully-calibrated public relations campaigns alleging that loyal, upstanding, law-abiding Americans are being negated by voter corruption. It is not true. Make no mistake: This is a Republican, corporate-funded effort to exclude American citizens from the voting process.

Former Drug Offender Acquitted In Voter Fraud Case

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) — A former drug offender who believed her voting rights had been restored when she cast a ballot last year was acquitted of perjur...

Republicans Using Fake Websites to Trick Donors Is Just the Start

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
Tarun Wadhwa

Not thinking anything of it he entered his financial information and hit submit. What he didn't notice was the small print at the bottom of the screen.

Iowa Republican Spent $150,000 To Expose Voter Fraud, Instead Found Nothing Significant

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

Eighteen months and $150,000 later, a rigorous voter fraud investigation commissioned by Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz (R) has failed to produc...

11 Imaginary Republican Enemies That Could Give Bigfoot A Run For Its Money

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

There is no hard evidence that Bigfoot exists, but that hasn't kept cable television networks from feeding the American public shows happy to pretend it does.

Here's How Often Undocumented Immigrants Commit Voter Fraud In Arizona

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.18.2013 | Latino Voices

Contrary to the claims of conservative officials in Arizona, undocumented immigrants rarely commit voter fraud in the state, according to a new report...

Rick Perry Surrogate Ties Obamacare To Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) has a theory as to how Obamacare was able become law, and it places a lot of responsibility on voting at the po...

Republicans and Their Myths -- If Republicans Say It, the Opposite Must Be True

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

Republicans, the gig is up. We are on to you. The truth: if Republicans say it, then the opposite is true. So stop repeating the lies, or just stop talking. Let us examine some well-known sound-bites that those on the right love to spout and repeat.

Movie Review: Inequality for All

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jacob Kornbluth's illuminating Inequality for All, which focuses on economist and scholar Robert Reich, probably won't reach the audience it needs to. They're too busy watching Fox News - or CNN or MSNBC, for that matter.

'Give It a Shot' Is Boyles' Response to a Caller Who Asks if He Should Commit Voter Fraud

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Operating in a reality that few people understand, during a one-sided pile-on in support of the recall of CO Springs State Sen. John Morse, talk-radio host Peter Boyles takes calls from "Ray" and "Tom" on KNUS radio Monday.

GOP Leader's Son Voted In Two States

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

The son of New Hampshire's Senate majority leader was found to have voted in two states while a college student in 2008, the Union Leader reported Thu...

John Celock

Tea Party Favorites Sue To Enforce Proof Of Citizenship Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

The Kansas secretary of state announced Wednesday that he and his Arizona counterpart are suing the federal government in an effort to ensure that any...

'Voter Fraud' Check Finds, Oops, U.S. Citizens Voting

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

Voter fraud is not as rampant as Colorado's secretary of state would like you to believe. Last month, Secretary of State Scott Gessler (R) had anno...

GOP Truthtelling

Shan Wells | Posted 10.15.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells

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North Carolina's Voter Suppression

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

In 2008, President Barack Obama carried North Carolina by a few thousand votes. But the new law may make it harder for the Democratic presidential candidate to carry the state in 2016.

GOP Candidate Headed To Jail For Felony Voter Fraud

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

In the midst of his 2012 GOP primary campaign for a Massachusetts state House seat, Jack Villamaino changed the party affiliation of nearly 300 people...

Ryan J. Reilly

Republican Who Tossed Voter Registration Forms Let Off The Hook

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The young Republican who grabbed national headlines after being arrested for throwing voter registration forms into a dumpster before th...

Dem Jabs Nikki Haley For 'Misleading Public' With 'Bogus' Crusade

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

For years, South Carolina Republicans have complained about the names of dead voters being used to cast ballots in a broad voter fraud scheme. Now tha...

Who the Supreme Court Protects with the Voting Rights Decisions

Viviana Hurtado | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Viviana Hurtado

It is true that elections are tight and every vote counts. But does finding a few bad ballots trump the constitutionally protected right of the 30,000 Arizonans who were denied theirs or the millions of others living in the states and counties covered by the Voting Rights Act?

Dear Dems: Stay Home, Dammit!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

If Republicans write the rules... ...

John Celock

Lawmakers Deal Blow To Immigration Foe

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas state House of Representatives on Sunday killed Secretary of State Kris Kobach's (R) hopes of becoming a prosecutor i...

Dem's Chief Of Staff Resigns Amid Absentee-Ballot Fraud Probe

Miami Herald | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

Congressman Joe Garcia’s chief of staff abruptly resigned Friday after being implicated in a sophisticated scheme to manipulate last year’s primar...