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Courts block Voter ID schemes in Texas and Wisconsin

A federal judge likened Texas' strict voter ID requirement to a poll tax meant to suppress minority voter turnout and struck it down less than a month before Election Day.

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Voter ID laws tossing hundreds of thousands off rolls

Exclusion from the voting rolls this fall may affect countless close and key political races, such as the neck-and-neck Wisconsin gubernatorial battle.

 

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Proposition 2: A bad idea for California

Prop 2 sets aside a percentage of the surplus billions in unexpected tax revenues, without restoring the $15 billion in brutal budget cuts beginning in 2008 .

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Wisconsin moving to stop as many as 300,000 from voting

Gov. Scott Walker and corporate extremist backers could suppress 300,000 registered voters.

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Voter registration, just a click away

Today is National Voter Registration Day and you can get started right now.

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Virginia congressional race focuses on women's issues

So in this year's November 4 midterms, the question is once more whether the Democrats can turn out enough voters.

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Arizona voters dump two right-wingers

The majority of Arizonans were delighted to see the state's incumbent attorney general, Tom Horne, and Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Huppenthal, defeated.

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NAACP blasts court refusal to halt voter restrictions in North Carolina

A federal judge denied attempts by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and his administration to have the NAACP's legal challenge to the massive voter suppression law dismissed.

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Voter suppression: NAACP strategizes to turn out vote in 2014

As the 2014 midterm elections quickly approach, the battle against voter suppression is still being waged.

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NAACP: "Our agenda is essential" for democracy

The nation's oldest, largest, and most widely known civil rights organization convened to address the need to push back against voter suppression and other significant topics.

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