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2014/09/29 21:45
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Section 5 helped prevent discrimination across the country – on issues ranging from state ID’s to redistricting and reducing early voting. Voting is a sacred right and ensuring that every vote...
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2014/09/29 10:19
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... win," he said. He declined to name a specific number of seats he thinks Democrats can win. "Redistricting has hurt us," he added, noting that GOP victories at the state level have cost...
2014/09/28 14:08
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... and right.” Berlanga said she first thought about running for county judge during 2011 redistricting, when the map for Nueces County Commissioners Court precinct boundaries came under...
2014/09/26 20:44
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Calif. The Obama administration is aggressively pursuing lawsuits over minority voting rights in Texas and North Carolina, but the Justice Department has sat on evidence that the latest round of...
2014/09/25 15:27
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African-Americans and immigrants. In August and September, the Justice Department sued Texas and North Carolina, alleging that their new limitations on the franchise violate one of the...
2014/09/25 05:05
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... That issue is race. This the sole district drawn, by the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission, to provide voters an "African-American Opportunity" – that is, black...
2014/09/24 21:45
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Section 5 helped prevent discrimination across the country – on issues ranging from state ID’s to redistricting and reducing early voting. Voting is a sacred right and ensuring that every vote...
2014/09/24 17:17
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... his campaign had said that was the record he was trying to break for a Republican seeking Texas statewide office. But when Abbott campaigned in the Rio Grande Valley on Saturday, the...
2014/09/23 22:39
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... losing their first election. If, as expected, P. - for Prescott - could actually be elected Texas Land Commissioner on his first try for public office. He's a Republican in what's considered a...
2014/09/23 21:48
2014/09/23 21:48
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... move to the area or expand an existing facility. Hooks said that the state border with Texas provides a vivid example of the difference in business climate, with the Texas side thriving...
2014/09/21 14:42
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... Republican-dominated state Legislature, she said Saturday in a wide-ranging interview at The Texas Tribune Festival. “There’s some indication that an executive action can achieve this,” Davis...
2014/09/21 02:39
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... traveled this month to Las Vegas; Atlanta; Houston; Washington, D.C.; Tampa, Florida; Midland, Texas; and Grand Rapids, Michigan.In D.C., Jindal unveiled his second national policy paper through...
2014/09/18 05:12
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... (59.5% Anglo) district features seven candidates. Ann Kitchen, an attorney and former Texas Rep. for Austin, offers her years of political experience promoting health care and...
2014/09/17 02:51
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... chances for minorities to elect representatives of their choosing even when they do vote. Texas redistricting is also being challenged in federal court. One expert in the current legal...
2014/09/14 20:39
2014/09/14 20:39
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Senate Bill 14 is the product of Republican gerrymandering, just like the voter redistricting that preceded it, said Jeanean Williams, a nurse living in Ganado. The GOP is so out of touch with...
2014/09/12 13:28
2014/09/12 13:28
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... ballot language as proposed by the state Board of Elections that would change the state’s redistricting process." NYO: "State Senator Adriano Espaillat celebrated another re-election...
2014/09/12 05:15
2014/09/12 05:15
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... and you can hang on to the other, dominance, for a while longer. The same thing is at work in Texas redistricting, also being challenged in court. The state, in its opening arguments, says that...
2014/09/10 15:45
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Section 5 helped prevent discrimination across the country – on issues ranging from state ID’s to redistricting and reducing early voting. Voting is a sacred right and ensuring that every vote...
2014/09/09 12:48
2014/09/09 12:48
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... in the composition of the U.S. Congress, it’s worthwhile to take a long look at Texas GOP Rep. Since 2011, Farenthold has represented Texas’s 27th Congressional District. Prior to...
2014/09/09 08:02
2014/09/09 08:02
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... Section 5 of the VRA. “Four states formerly covered by Section 5 of the VRA – Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Georgia – rank as the worst offenders,” according to the...
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