Posts Tagged ‘Voting’

Iowa Woman Pleads Guilty To Voting Twice For Trump

She was reportedly concerned her first ballot would be changed to a vote for Hillary Clinton. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

Black Box Voting: Voter Intimidation

Hard to believe, but true. Voters are flat-out intimidated to come to the polls. During the 2014 midterms, incumbent Mitch McConnell sent out warnings to Kentucky voters that read: ELECTION VIOLATION NOTICE. You are at risk of acting on fraudulent information that has been targeted for citizens living in County_____.” If you read further, you […]

The Voting Rights Act Is 50 Years Old Today. So Why Does It Feel So Bad?

WASHINGTON — In the summer of 1962, 20-year-old Dorie Ladner accompanied a busload of black Mississippi residents to the county seat in Indianola, where the group of 18 tried to register to vote. It was a brave effort, if not something of a death wish.  Back then in Mississippi, literacy tests and poll taxes were par for […]

Voting Rights Group Pushes Automatic Registration As 2016 Issue

WASHINGTON — Automatic voter registration has become a zeitgeisty election reform for Democrats, since Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) signed the state’s first-in-the-nation measure into law and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton advocated for the method. Now, a voting rights group is making the proposal the centerpiece of its 2016 effort. The group, called iVote, […]

Ten Reasons Why You Should Care About D.C. Voting Rights

For the last several years, I have marked Independence Day by making note of the fact that taxation without representation is alive and well in Washington, D.C. today. As a former District of Columbia resident who is now living fully represented in California, I am surprised by the indifference that exists to the plight of […]

50 Years After Selma, The Fight for Voting Rights Continues

SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being […]

I’m a Liberal Democrat. I’m Voting for Rand Paul in 2016. Here is why.

The editor of Breitbart Unmasked, a site that I enjoy immensely and find informative, recently told me that supporting Rand Paul disqualifies a person from being labeled a progressive. My rebuttal was that he might be right. However, I also mentioned that Democratic Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia agreed with my latest Congress Blog piece. […]

New Early Voting Restrictions Have Little Support Among Americans

Republican-controlled legislatures in several states have sought to restrict early voting this year, but new polling finds little public support for the controversial measures. A North Carolina law that shortened early voting by a week, among other restrictions, went into effect earlier this year following a lengthy court battle, as did an Ohio law pushing […]

New G.O.P. Bid To Limit Voting In Swing States

Pivotal swing states under Republican control are embracing significant new electoral restrictions on registering and voting that go beyond the voter identification requirements that have caused fierce partisan brawls. Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

Final discussion and voting on recommendations (Alzheimer’s – 2/3/2014)

The Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services meets to present discuss the 2014 recommendations in three areas: Research, Clinical Care, and Long-Term Services and Supports. The Council will also discuss the G8 Dementia Summit that was held on December 11, 2013 and hear about FDA’s relevant work. Learn more about the National Plan […]

NAACP Has ‘Serious Concerns’ With New Voting Rights Legislation

The NAACP on Thursday expressed appreciation for lawmakers’ effort to update voting rights laws, but raised “serious concerns” with provisions of the bill. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced the legislation during a press conference earlier Thursday. The bill, which aims to update a key component of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, has bipartisan support in […]

North Carolina’s Controversial Voting Laws Attract Protests, Support

RALEIGH — One of the longstanding arguments against voter ID laws has been that there is no history of significant elections fraud. But advocates of North Carolina’s new elections law have been making their way across the state to county elections boards to try to make the case that fraud has existed but has been […]

Jon Hamm: “Hey Colorado, Are You Voting Early?” – OFA Colorado

Gotta vote? Get started here: http://OFA.BO/57bgfz Need to find you’re polling location? Go here: http://OFA.BO/8yexv1 Jon Hamm was in Colorado to help get out the early vote. He shares how you can vote early—both by mail and in person. Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss […]

President Obama and Voting Rights

Gotta vote? Go here: http://OFA.BO/Vj71ba President Obama shares the importance of registering to vote and voting. Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

106 Years Old and Voting for President Obama: “Red, White and Blue, Going Forward!”

Gotta vote? Go here: http://OFA.BO/A2adgn The last time Margaret Harris voted was in 1928—and the next time will be on November 6, 2012 for President Barack Obama. Margaret always encouraged her family to be educated citizens—a family that includes about 88 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She’s seen a lot of change living through World War II […]

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