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Breitbart
Dark Lord: Hacked Documents Reveal Magnitude of George Soros’s Influencegain or loss of districts and the reapportionment of the numbers of House seats
Dark Lord: Hacked Documents Reveal Magnitude of George Soros’s Influence
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
gain or loss of districts and the reapportionment of the numbers of House seats allotted to each state, otherwise known as redistricting. The Census could determine whether Democrats have a better chance at gaining control of the House in the next... Read more
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The Rice Thresher
Students pursue political passions, blue or redThere, Frediere ran unopposed to be the delegate for Precinct 361, the polling
Students pursue political passions, blue or red
The Rice Thresher / Posted 2 days ago
There, Frediere ran unopposed to be the delegate for Precinct 361, the polling location in the Rice Memorial Center, at the Texas State Convention, setting himself on a path to attend the Democratic National Convention. But Frediere is far from the... Read more
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Breitbart
Leaked Doc: Soros Open Society Seeks to Reshape Census, Electoral Districtsgain or loss of districts and the reapportionment of the numbers of House seats
Leaked Doc: Soros Open Society Seeks to Reshape Census, Electoral Districts
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
gain or loss of districts and the reapportionment of the numbers of House seats allotted to each state, otherwise known as redistricting. The Census could determine whether Democrats have a better chance at gaining control of the House next... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Big campaign contributor runs for US House in Floridanearly 2-to-1 in the district. Florida is seeing its liveliest congressional c
Big campaign contributor runs for US House in Florida
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
nearly 2-to-1 in the district. Florida is seeing its liveliest congressional campaign season in years due to a recent redistricting widely seen as eroding advantages for incumbents. The changes mean that, overall, Democrats could pick up House... Read more
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FOX News
Facing Trump, Democrats could have their own 1994 landslide, but numbers appear against them16 years down the road. But that’s another story. Combine GOP efforts to tarni
Facing Trump, Democrats could have their own 1994 landslide, but numbers appear against them
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
16 years down the road. But that’s another story. Combine GOP efforts to tarnish Clinton’s record with the impacts of redistricting from the 1990 census and congressional Democrats were cooked. One would think that sophisticated political... Read more
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The News & Observer
Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turnMcCrory insist judges, not them, are misreading the Constitution. They have had
Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turn
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
McCrory insist judges, not them, are misreading the Constitution. They have had better luck at the N.C. Supreme Court – on redistricting cases later overturned by the federal courts, and on the school vouchers, which tested a state constitutional... Read more
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The Atlantic
Here's How Donald Trump Could Deliver State Capitols to Democratschambers. The gains the party made in 2010 were particularly crucial, as they a
Here's How Donald Trump Could Deliver State Capitols to Democrats
The Atlantic / Posted 13 days ago
chambers. The gains the party made in 2010 were particularly crucial, as they allowed Republicans to dominate the redistricting process that occurred after the decennial Census in a way that locked in their gains in the U.S. House and... Read more
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Newsmax
Soros Backs Democratic 'Super Lawyer' in Voting Rights CasesMarc Elias, who's gone to bat for Democrats in recount fights and redistricting
Soros Backs Democratic 'Super Lawyer' in Voting Rights Cases
Newsmax / Posted 17 days ago
Marc Elias, who's gone to bat for Democrats in recount fights and redistricting battles, is challenging laws that he argues diminish the impact of important Democratic Party constituencies of African Americans, Latinos and young people — including... Read more
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The Atlantic
Republicans Are Not Attacking DemocracyI expect we’d see the opposite positions taken by the parties. It’s why Republi
Republicans Are Not Attacking Democracy
The Atlantic / Posted 17 days ago
I expect we’d see the opposite positions taken by the parties. It’s why Republicans supported the use of nonpartisan redistricting commissions in California (where Democrats controlled the process) but not in Texas (where Republicans still... Read more
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Roll Call
Randy Forbes Switches Virginia Districts for 2016 Racefuture — and whether or not we want to take that pen out of the hand of a Virgi
Randy Forbes Switches Virginia Districts for 2016 Race
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
future — and whether or not we want to take that pen out of the hand of a Virginian and give it to somebody in Florida or Texas or California," he said. Rigell encouraged his colleague to seek his seat and introduced Forbes in his live... Read more
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CNN
Justice Kennedy's evolution on raceReagan, Kennedy had voted against racial policies in employment, contracting an
Justice Kennedy's evolution on race
CNN / Posted 19 days ago
Reagan, Kennedy had voted against racial policies in employment, contracting and university admissions, as well as on redistricting and voter regulations. There have been some difference with Roberts in the past, as in 2007 when Kennedy... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Justice Kennedy's evolution on raceReagan, Kennedy had voted against racial policies in employment, contracting an
Justice Kennedy's evolution on race
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 19 days ago
Reagan, Kennedy had voted against racial policies in employment, contracting and university admissions, as well as on redistricting and voter regulations. There have been some difference with Roberts in the past, as in 2007 when Kennedy... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
We’re No. 1! (In selling fear)crystal clear. But let me suggest that Trump’s broader message of fear is no a
We’re No. 1! (In selling fear)
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
crystal clear. But let me suggest that Trump’s broader message of fear is no accidental strategy. He’s had teachers, and Texas has been among them. In part, Trumpism represents a last-gasp effort to stave off inexorable demography. This — and... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Can term limits fix what ails Illinois?issues. Bivins agrees the process must be changed, and a Fair Maps amendment w
Can term limits fix what ails Illinois?
SaukValley.com / Posted 20 days ago
issues. Bivins agrees the process must be changed, and a Fair Maps amendment would be a good start. "Both parties use redistricting to benefit their incumbents, and that's something that has to change," Bivins said. Such as others in... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Courts recognize the racism behind voter ID lawsspate of other federal decisions in the past two weeks blocking voter restricti
Courts recognize the racism behind voter ID laws
OregonLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
spate of other federal decisions in the past two weeks blocking voter restrictions and voter ID requirements in Wisconsin, Texas, North Dakota and Kansas. Some of these laws had been rushed through and passed after the U.S. Supreme Court's... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Brief: Fetal Remains Rule Proves Divisive at Hearing - The Brief: Fetal Remains Rule Proves Divisive at Hearing by Madeline Conway and John Reynolds The Texas Tribune Aug. 5 2016 The Big Conversation At a hearing that highlighted the sharp div...each case — and why the rule change does not allow an exception for miscarriage
The Brief: Fetal Remains Rule Proves Divisive at Hearing - The Brief: Fetal Remains Rule Proves Divisive at Hearing by Madeline Conway and John Reynolds The Texas Tribune Aug. 5 2016 The Big Conversation At a hearing that highlighted the sharp div...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
each case — and why the rule change does not allow an exception for miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies.”Trib Must Reads Texas High Court Carves "Monstrous Loophole" for Government Secrets, by Jim Malewitz — McAllen taxpayers cannot find out how... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
In Voter ID Redistricting Cases Justice Takes its Time - In Voter ID Redistricting Cases Justice Takes its Time by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune Aug. 5 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column clic...Questionable election laws can have an unusually long shelf life. After years
In Voter ID Redistricting Cases Justice Takes its Time - In Voter ID Redistricting Cases Justice Takes its Time by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune Aug. 5 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column clic...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
Questionable election laws can have an unusually long shelf life. After years of litigation, Texas’ restrictive voter photo ID law is only now being weakened under court order — and it’s just a temporary fix. In an even better example of legal... Read more
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Raw Story
How the GOP’s cynical election strategy is imploding — just in time for the electionof disenfranchisement.” These judges — as well as those who knocked down simil
How the GOP’s cynical election strategy is imploding — just in time for the election
Raw Story / Posted 21 days ago
of disenfranchisement.” These judges — as well as those who knocked down similarly restrictive provisions in Kansas and Texas in recent days — might well have been ruling on the GOP’s very electoral strategy this decade. It is a concerted effort... Read more
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Salon.com
Republicans are doomed: How the GOP’s cynical election strategy is implodingof disenfranchisement.” These judges — as well as those who knocked down simil
Republicans are doomed: How the GOP’s cynical election strategy is imploding
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
of disenfranchisement.” These judges — as well as those who knocked down similarly restrictive provisions in Kansas and Texas in recent days — might well have been ruling on the GOP’s very electoral strategy this decade. It is a concerted effort... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Analysis: Texas Voters Take Hit While Judges Ponder Election Laws - Analysis: Texas Voters Take Hit While Judges Ponder Election Laws by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune Aug. 3 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ros...like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click here. The
Analysis: Texas Voters Take Hit While Judges Ponder Election Laws - Analysis: Texas Voters Take Hit While Judges Ponder Election Laws by Ross Ramsey The Texas Tribune Aug. 3 2016 Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ros...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click here. The evidence is piling up: If the law allows Texas and other states to discriminate, they will discriminate. Photo voter ID laws, which require voters to offer... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Analysis: Texas voters take hit while judges ponder election lawsoffer photographic proof that they are who they say they are, have been floppin
Analysis: Texas voters take hit while judges ponder election laws
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 22 days ago
offer photographic proof that they are who they say they are, have been flopping in federal courts across the country. The Texas law took a blow from the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and was sent back to the trial court to put something better... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Citing court victories elsewhere, Tennessee Democrats demand changes in state's photo ID voter lawlaw" intended to "suppress the vote," U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., said Tuesd
Citing court victories elsewhere, Tennessee Democrats demand changes in state's photo ID voter law
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
law" intended to "suppress the vote," U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., said Tuesday federal court rulings in North Carolina, Texas and elsewhere send a message that "it's time for Tennessee to get things right." In their Nashville news conference,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
VOTER GUIDE: MO primary electionand the University of Missouri at Columbia. He graduated from St. Mary's Univer
VOTER GUIDE: MO primary election
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 23 days ago
and the University of Missouri at Columbia. He graduated from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas in 1979 and was admitted to the Missouri bar in 1980. Family: Born and raised in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The four... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
MO primary election coverageand the University of Missouri at Columbia. He graduated from St. Mary's Univer
MO primary election coverage
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 23 days ago
and the University of Missouri at Columbia. He graduated from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas in 1979 and was admitted to the Missouri bar in 1980. Family: Born and raised in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The four... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO primaryand the University of Missouri at Columbia. He graduated from St. Mary's Univer
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO primary
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 23 days ago
and the University of Missouri at Columbia. He graduated from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas in 1979 and was admitted to the Missouri bar in 1980. Family: Born and raised in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The four... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Wendy Davis Draws Starstruck Fans at Democratic National Convention - Wendy Davis Draws Starstruck Fans at Democratic National Convention by Abby Livingston The Texas Tribune July 29 2016 PHILADELPHIA — As Wendy Davis made the rounds this week at ...National Convention, it seemed lost on nearly everyone in the convention bubble
Wendy Davis Draws Starstruck Fans at Democratic National Convention - Wendy Davis Draws Starstruck Fans at Democratic National Convention by Abby Livingston The Texas Tribune July 29 2016 PHILADELPHIA — As Wendy Davis made the rounds this week at ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
National Convention, it seemed lost on nearly everyone in the convention bubble that not only did she not win the 2014 Texas gubernatorial race — she lost big. Nearly everywhere the former state senator from Fort Worth went, from the Liberty... Read more
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The Hill
Take politicians out of election lawthat politicians cannot be trusted to write laws that effect our elections. In
Take politicians out of election law
The Hill / Posted 24 days ago
that politicians cannot be trusted to write laws that effect our elections. In the past two weeks, courts in Wisconsin, Texas, and North Carolina have rooted out partisan abuses by invalidating or limiting strict voter ID laws. These decisions... Read more
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Salon.com
The next president will likely appoint 4 Supreme Court justices: Who do you want picking them?our democracy, our victories have been fragile. In 2015 the Court upheld the ri
The next president will likely appoint 4 Supreme Court justices: Who do you want picking them?
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
our democracy, our victories have been fragile. In 2015 the Court upheld the right of citizens to take authority over redistricting out of the legislature and invest it in an impartial commission. That same year the Court overturned an Alabama... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO electionand the University of Missouri at Columbia. He graduated from St. Mary's Univer
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO election
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 28 days ago
and the University of Missouri at Columbia. He graduated from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas in 1979 and was admitted to the Missouri bar in 1980. Family: Born and raised in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The four... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
No smoking gun on voter ID but much smokeAn appellate court’s ruling Wednesday on Texas’ voter ID law is a clear indictm
No smoking gun on voter ID but much smoke
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
An appellate court’s ruling Wednesday on Texas’ voter ID law is a clear indictment of the Legislature’s motives in approving the measure, even if the court essentially punted on intent. The court majority of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fifth Circuit decision on voter ID couldn’t have happened to a nicer stateis about learning to drive. So, there are already obstacles someone like Norma
Fifth Circuit decision on voter ID couldn’t have happened to a nicer state
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
is about learning to drive. So, there are already obstacles someone like Norma must overcome to get to the voting booth. Texas’ voter identification law installed more institutional hurdles. Political scientist Henry Flores of St. Mary’s... Read more

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