Tthe Republican-dominated Statehouse redistricted Texas so that, in spite of a gigantic population gain by Democratic-leaning Latinos, Republicans could be sure of taking three of the new congressional seats.
House Democrats today introduced new voting rights legislation that would modernize voter registration while cracking down on disenfranchisement practices.
Filling a federal courtroom and adjacent overflow room, some 300 Cleveland area residents heard two hours of testimony on Ohio's new voter suppression law.
In his first official rally of the 2012 campaign, the president ripped Mitt Romney before a crowd of about 14,000.
The inevitability of Mitt Romney's seizure of the Republican nomination has been central to the often comic and sometimes tragic drama of the GOP's identity crisis.
In a telephone press conference Romney aides said, "We'll get back to you," when reporters asked whether the candidate backs the equal pay law.
One of the GOP state senators under recall here, Pam Galloway (claiming a family health problem) resigned this weekend, wiping out the Republican majority and leaving that chamber split 16-16.
In the wake of a GOP-induced controversy over contraceptive rights and health care, the AFL-CIO has stepped forward to defend women's access to contraception, "regardless of where they work."
His ideas - and the other Republican presidential candidates' ideas - are "outdated" and "from the dark-ages."
The defeat of eight-term Congressman Dennis Kucinich in last week's Democratic primary was a huge disappointment to the voters of Cuyahoga County.