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Why Latino youth are unimpressed with voting

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Organizers across the country are having a tough time getting Latinos of voting age to register. It’s a growing trend among young voters who just don’t see the point in signing up. 

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Attorney General Eric Holder: ‘restore voting rights to former felons’

During his speech at Georgetown University Law Center, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that people with past felony convictions should have their voting rights restored. Currently the majority of ex-felons do not have the right to vote, despite serving time for crimes committed in the past. 

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Rep. Hank Johnson: Clarence Thomas is Worse Than NSA Leaker Eric Snowden for Gutting VRA

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) slammed Clarence Thomas in a recent interview, admonishing him for voting to essentially gut the Voting Rights Act. According to Johnson, Thomas’ horrific vote ranks below the actions of Eric Snowden, the NSA contractor wanted by the government for leaking classified information about U.S. surveillance programs.

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VA Gov. Bob McDonnell Commits to Expediting Restoration of Voting Rights for Non-Violent Felons

Virginia’s Republican Governor Bob McDonnell raised eyebrows recently, announcing that he will do the right thing and make it easier for non-violent offenders to have their voting rights reinstated.

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1965 Voting Rights Act Being Challenged in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices have expressed skepticism regarding a key element of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, specifically a provision that forces states with a history of discrimination to have changes to their election process approved. Seriously?

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VIDEO: PA Voting Machine Turns Vote For Obama Into One For Romney

According to MSNBC, a voting machine has been taken out of service after being captured on video changing a vote for President Obama into one for Mitt Romney. What does this look like to you? Is this a coincidence? An accident? Or something else?

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Dissing the Franchise

For weeks I’ve gone back and forth about whether or not to say what I’m about to. There are several reasons for this. First, I didn’t want to be repetitive, and what I’m going to say is in some ways an updated version of a couple of blogs I wrote on my old personal site […]

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The Democratic National Convention Begins Tonight

The Democratic National Convention begins today in Charlotte, North Carolina. Current polls have President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney in a virtual dead heat going into the convention. There is much riding on the next week. Tonight’s opening festivities will be highlighted by a speech from First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Study Finds Correlation Between Voter ID Support and Resentment of Blacks

A new University of Delaware study has found that those who are in support of voter ID laws also tend to “harbor negative sentiments towards African Americans.” Apparently, this is ESPECIALLY true amongst liberals. Surprised?

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Eric Holder Calls Voter ID Laws “Poll Taxes”

Attorney General Eric Holder has made headlines after likening voter ID laws to a “poll tax.” Do you agree with Attorney General Holder?

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