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Voter suppression scandal rocks Arizona

Unlike other Americans, Arizonans were not able to wake up the next morning to news of the state's election results.

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Unions warn about phony emails and other voting problems

Union activists at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and the state's Service Employees International Union say that African American voters here are the targets of emails warning them not to vote the "straight Democratic" ticket because it supposedly would not include President Obama.

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Latino voter numbers to rise 25 percent

The number of Latino voters will rise by 25 percent in the 2012 election, to 12.6 million, compared to 2008, and they'll hold the key votes in more states than ever before.

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Voter suppression billboards coming down

Billboards targeting African-American, Latino and low-income neighborhoods began coming down after the anonymous sponsor said it would not reveal its identity, Clear Channel, the billboards' owner said.

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Florida magnate threatens firings if Obama wins

Shades of 1896: A Florida-based time-share magnate is threatening to fire workers if a Democratic Party's presidential nominee wins the November election.

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Ohio GOP's early vote suppression drive defeated

Ohioans applaud the Supreme Court order that, in effect, upholds the decision that a ban on early voting in the last three days before the Nov. 6 election was unconstitutional.

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SCOTUS gives green light to Ohio early vote

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an emergency appeal by Ohio Republicans on their decision to shut down early voting for the three days before the November elections.

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Court halts Pennsylvania voter ID law

Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court halted the state's new voter suppression law, ruling today that it not be enforced for the presidential election only five weeks away.

Lawmaker probes Florida Republican voter fraud

Rep. Elijah Cummings is spearheading the investigation of Republican Party voter registration fraud, even as the GOP continues to gush slogans of "voter integrity."

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Defying obstruction, voting begins in Ohio

Crowds gathered at election boards early Tuesday morning, waiting for the doors to open on the first day of early voting in Ohio in the critical Nov. 6 presidential election.

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