Obama’s DREAM Act Game-Changer

 Obama’s DREAM Act Game-Changer >by Adam Serwer | Fri Jun. 15, 2012 8:13 AM PDT | In a major campaign and policy development, the Obama administration is set to issue a Department of Homeland Security directive that would prevent DREAM Act-eligible undocumented immigrants from being deported.* According to the Associated Press: Under the administration plan, illegal immigrants will be immune from deportation if they were brought to the United States before they […]

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Spotlight – Radical Right-wing Governors – Voter Suppression

Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) Fifteen Voters Removed In Rick Scott’s Purge Reinstated By Florida Elections Supervisors >by Josh Israel on Jun 4, 2012 at 7:00 pm | Last week, the Clay and Pinellas County Supervisors of Elections’ offices told ThinkProgress that they had already removed names from the voter rolls on the basis of not responding within 30 days to letters demanding proof of citizenship. But after the Justice Department […]

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Blocks Florida Voter Suppression Law

>by Scott Keyes on May 31, 2012 at 5:10 pm | A federal judge blocked much of Florida’s year-old voter suppression law today as an unconstitutional infringement on speech and voting rights. Last year, the Republican-held Florida legislature passed HB 1355, which imposed harsh new restrictions on third-party voter registration groups, requiring them to turn in completed registration forms 48 hours — to the minute — after completion, or face […]

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Bernie Buzz: A Health Care Success Story

>Senator Bernie Sanders [bernie_sanders@sanders.enews.senate.gov]| May 05, 2012 | A Health Care Success Story             At a time when 50 million Americans lack health insurance and when Americans spend almost twice as much per capita on health care as people in any other nation, there is some good news regarding health care in America. We are making significant progress in expanding primary health care.A dramatic expansion […]

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