Elections

Republican Governor Admits He Will Sign Voter Suppression Bill He Did Not Read

Republican Governor Admits He Will Sign Voter Suppression Bill He Did Not Read
Yet another element has been added to the North Carolina petri dish, as the state tries to create the perfect example of everything that is wrong in American politics. From the corporate takeover to anti-woman legislation to extreme austerity measures, the state is enacting the extreme Republican agenda verbatim. Now, Republican Governor Pat McCrory is saying he will sign a voter suppression bill he admits to not reading.
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Illinois Passes Online Voter Registration Bill

Illinois Passes Online Voter Registration Bill
While many states work vehemently to take advantage of the recently overturned Voter Rights Act — we see you North Carolina — the state of Illinois has moved in the opposite direction. A new online voter registration bill was passed over the weekend and will be implemented by 2014.
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Forget Carlos Danger: The Real Problems With Anthony Weiner

Forget Carlos Danger: The Real Problems With Anthony Weiner
John Fugelsang joins the show to discuss Anthony Weiner's latest "Carlos Danger" scandal and how the real problems with Anthony Weiner are things like Anthony Weiner's record on Iraq and Palestine. There are also jokes about pulling out...of the race for NYC's mayor.
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Justice Department Combats Flawed Supreme Court Voting Rights Decision

Justice Department Combats Flawed Supreme Court Voting Rights Decision
Attorney General Eric Holder combats the Supreme Courts decision to undermine the Voting Rights Act. Using a Texas federal court, Holder aims to prevent the state from putting voting restrictions into law by requiring "pre-approval".
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State Republican Parties Witnessing Epic Dysfunction

State Republican Parties Witnessing Epic Dysfunction
State Republican Parties are seeing a period of ever-increasing dysfunction. Intra-party fighting between moderate and extreme factions are creating never-before-seen problems in both logistics and fundraising.
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There's Hope Yet: Hispanics Could Deliver Congress to Democrats in 2014

There's Hope Yet: Hispanics Could Deliver Congress to Democrats in 2014
New analysis by Latino Decisions shows Hispanics in 44 battleground congressional districts held by Republicans are poised to make a difference next November. The study comes on the heels of a June 6th vote in which every house Republican voted to defund President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
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Senator Ted Cruz Attends Immigration Rally Hosted By Proud Racist

Senator Ted Cruz Attends Immigration Rally Hosted By Proud Racist
Last Monday at a rally on Capitol Hill, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) railed against what he called the "indefensible" immigration bill that has already passed the Senate. Speaking of "indefensible," guess who organized the rally? White nationalist John Tanton, who has called black Americans a "retrograde species of humanity," and promotes racist pseudoscience that he uses to argue for eugenics.
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Is Liz Cheney's Senate Campaign a Trial Run for Bigger Office or More GOP Cannibalism?

Is Liz Cheney's Senate Campaign a Trial Run for Bigger Office or More GOP Cannibalism?
Editor-in-Chief of TheContributor.com, Tina Dupuy, showed up on MSNBC's The Ed Show to discuss Liz Cheney's Wyoming Senate candidacy and the self-destructive future of the Republican party. Dupuy doesn't mince words when it comes to the qualifications touted by the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney.
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Brandon Perkins
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PA GOP Chairman Admits Voter ID Used to Boost Romney

PA GOP Chairman Admits Voter ID Used to Boost Romney
Pennsylvania GOP Chairman Rob Gleason candidly admitted the the 2012 Voter ID law denied votes to Democrats, boosting Romney's efforts in the state.
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Is Racism History? Not Nearly

Is Racism History? Not Nearly
The Supreme Court’s faulty logic in gutting the Voting Rights Act.
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