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Acclaimed historian Gary May puts the 2013 Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act into historical perspective. Read more...
Rep. Steve Lavin, a longtime ALEC supporter, has introduced a bill that would allow corporations to vote. Read more...
A big potential drawback to the convenience of absentee and mail voting: Studies show that ballots are rejected at a higher rate than for voters who brave the wait at polling places. Read more...
I'm sure Florida's Gov. Rick Scott will come around on some reasonable gun control laws about the same time he decides to actually do something for the voters of his state other than disenfranchise them with long lines at the polls -- which is Read more...
The District of Columbia is the nation’s Capital and therefore a lightning rod for national organizing, but it is also the home of 600,000 people who deal day-to-day with the consequences of many of the important issues that get protested Read more...

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MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell reminded viewers why, even though millions of voters are apathetic as to whether making their voices heard on election day matters or not, if the Supreme Court and its impact for generations to come isn't enough to make Read more...
For over fifty years, the tiny New Hampshire village of Dixville Notch has been the source of Election Day's first official result, and this year was no different. For the first time in Dixville Notch history, all 10 of the township's Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell had some fun with the "can't take a joke crowd" such as the prudes over at Fox GOPTV and Rush Limbaugh and their collective freak out over the new Obama for America ad featuring Lena Dunham. As O'Donnell noted, everyone carping Read more...
537 Votes Changed History Read more...
This is worrisome, not because a Republican election director resigned, but because it raises more questions than answers. Via Dayton Daily News: Steve Quillen, Miami County elections director, on Friday morning submitted his resignation Read more...