Voter Suppression: Not Just in The South, Not Just ID Laws

By Mark Gruenberg October 23, 2018 12:01 PM CDT WASHINGTON—The common characterization of “voter suppression,” the movement, undertaken by right-wing Republicans and underwritten by their corporate puppeteers, to prevent workers, women, minorities, the old and the young from voting, is that it exists in the South and it’s just so-called

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Trump’s Top Targets Receive Bombs and Suddenly He Won’t Say Their Names

By Tommy Christopher – October 24, 2018 Trump delivered a statement Wednesday about a string of attempted bombings of people Trump regularly attacks — but he didn’t bother mentioning them by name. “I’d like to begin today’s remarks by providing an update on the suspicious packages and devices mailed to current and

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Gillum Scorches DeSantis In Florida Governor Debate: ‘Racists Believe He’s A Racist’

  By Dominique Mosbergen Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, a Democrat who’s been the target of bald-faced racism over the course of his campaign, was blistering in his criticism of his GOP opponent during a Wednesday night debate. Gillum, who would be the state’s first black governor if elected, came just short

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Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum Rips Trump For Insulting His City, Tallahassee Florida With Cowardly Lies

By Tommy Christopher – October 21, 2018 Trump thought he could attack Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum (D-FL) with impunity this weekend — but Gillum immediately stood up to Trump’s dishonesty and cowardice. On Saturday, Trump tweeted in support of Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and his

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Voting Access Dominates Georgia Debate Between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp

By BEN NADLER ATLANTA (AP) — The first debate between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp in the race for Georgia governor was dominated by charges of voter suppression and counterclaims of encouraging illegal voting. Libertarian candidate Ted Metz also participated in Tuesday’s debate. Disputes over voting access took

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New Jersey Senator Cory Booker Calls Out Republicans For Blocking Black Judicial Nominees

By Tommy Christopher – September 20, 2016 During Tuesday’s Senate session, Sen. Cory Booker took to the floor to fight for the nominations of Judge Julien Neals to the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and of Judge Edward L. Stanton III to the United States

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Fury Over Reported Federal Plan Targeting Transgender People

By DAVID CRARY and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgender Americans. “I feel very

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Obama Rails Against Republicans, Rallies Democrats in Nevada

By MICHELLE L. PRICE LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former President Barack Obama delivered a biting critique of Republicans in Washington and President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday but avoided mentioning his successor by name. Obama, speaking at a rally in Las Vegas for Nevada Democrats, said Republicans had promised to

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