Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday argued that an effort to restore the Voting Rights Act is "unnecessary" because Black Americans are no longer disenfranchised like they were when it was passed in 1965.
That's not what they're going to vote about two years from now. They're going to vote for the actual legislation that does get passed," Joe Scarborough said.
Georgia's 7th congressional district-- small towns and suburbs in Gwinnett and Forsyth counties northwest of Atlanta-- is going to be an election hot house next year. It's been a red district for a long time that's turning purple. It's now a top tier target for both parties. Blue America has found just the candidate to win there, Marqus Cole. His focus? Voting Rights.
He'd love to help, but...
In his desperation to win right-wing primary support, Jeb! goes a bridge too far.
"We remember the life of civil rights pioneer Julian Bond, who died on Saturday at the age of 75."
Very good move by the Democrats.
S.C. Sen. Tim Scott did his best to try to pretend that the protections in the Voting Rights Act that were just gutted by the Supreme Court are no longer needed in the South.
CBS, Face the Nation, March 8, 2015. Read more... http://crooksandliars.com/2015/03/sen-tim-scott-cites-his-and-gov-haleys
Everybody's frat boy, Jesse Watters, couldn't resist a swipe at all those liberals at the Oscars.
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