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The reality is that whites, or at least those that show up in midterm elections, don’t much care about voting rights. New York voters overwhelmingly rejected constitutional amendments that would have allowed for same-day registration and universal absentee voting in future elections. With all but a handful of local election districts reporting, Proposals 3 and 4 were […]
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Look at that neoliberal’s response to Trump’s voting rights suppression commission! This Tom Perez statement on Trump's voter fraud commission is blistering pic.twitter.com/KA1eWUjwpV — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) May 11, 2017 NEOLIBERAL! Only someone who supported Hillary in the primary could be this much of a sellout. I’ll bet Tulsi Gabbard would have expressed the only […]
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Today in Post-Racial America

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On August 1, 2016
Scott is right that Shelby County is far and away the worst decision of the Roberts Court. It tilts far toward the Plessy point. Southern states used it as an excuse to do what they have always wanted to do–stop black people from voting. When the deputy sheriff’s patrol cruiser pulled up beside him as […]

Profiles in Courage

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On February 10, 2016

Paul Ryan is a real leader: Members of the Congressional Black Caucus said House Speaker Paul Ryan told them he backs a bill to restore portions of the Voting Rights Act gutted by the Supreme Court, b

Purge

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On October 7, 2013
Naturally Rick Scott is apologizing not for purging Florida’s voting rolls of black people ineligible voters. He’s apologizing for not purging enough black people ineligible voters.
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