Obama Pushes People to Vote, Says Midterm Elections Can Be ‘More Important than a Presidential Race’

by Diana Stancy Correll  | October 17, 2018 04:10 PM Former President Barack Obama is urging people to vote in the 2018 midterms, and says sometimes these elections that take place between presidential contests are “even more important than a presidential race.” In a new video posted by ATTN: on

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Voter Suppression May Become Synonymous with the Midterm Elections

By Carole Levine | 21 hours ago It is amazing the number of ways that voters’ names have quietly (and sometimes not so quietly) been removed from the rolls as we approach the midterm elections. States with contentious, close political races seem particularly prone to this. At this point, it

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Rampant Voter Suppression Underway, with Black Voters the Chief Target

By Chauncey K. Robinson October 12, 2018 10:03 AM CDT With the mainstream media obsessed over Kanye West and Donald Trump’s latest ploy for attention and the revelation that Senior White House Adviser Stephen Miller used to sniff glue back in elementary school, a new report by the Associated Press

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Women Are Poised to Make History With 2018 Midterm Elections

By Kaitlyn Schallhorn | Fox News With a record number of women running for office in the 2018 midterm elections – and with many poised to make history – the trend this year seems to be a blue and pink wave in politics. This year, more congressional races feature two women

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The Trump Era Is Destroying Black Civics, but Delivering Black Votes

Vann R. Newkirk II  Oct 11, 2018 The 2018 elections will mark one of the most consequential civic moments for black voters and candidates in modern times. No black governors currently hold office, but this fall could bring as many as three into power, and also promises a slate of

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Mandela Barnes, Black Candidate for Lieutenant Governor in Wisconsin, Finds It ‘Strange’ That Only His Name Was Omitted On Election Guides

Written By Nigel Roberts Posted August 14, 2018 The sole Black candidate running for Wisconsin lieutenant governor said he found it suspicious that his name did not appear on some election notices in the days leading up to Tuesday’s primary election. It raised concerns of voter suppression, especially in a

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Stacey Abrams Calls Brian Kemp’s Voter Suppression Efforts Part of a “Pattern of Behavior”

By Alison Durkee Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams reiterated calls for Republican opponent Brian Kemp to resign as Georgia’s secretary of state, calling his recent voter suppression efforts part of a broader “pattern of behavior.” Kemp has come under fire amid reports that his office has 53,000 applications to vote sitting

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Majority of Black Women Mayors Across The Nation Gather For Special Portrait

Christina Coleman Apr, 27, 2018 If 2017 was dubbed the “Year of The Black Woman Mayors,” 2018 is a manifestation of that bold statement. That was never made more clear than on Jan. 26, 2018 when 19 Black woman mayors — some newly elected — gathered at a special reception in

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‘EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE’: Brazile Urges Voting

John Mitchell Tribune Staff Writer When Donna Brazile makes and appearance, a message touting the importance of voting is never far behind. Such was the case Friday evening when Brazile delivered the keynote speech and accepted the Fannie Lou Hamer award for Political Leadership at the NAACP Philadelphia Gala Awards

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