Automatic voter registration in California …

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills he has left to deal with as Garciela Castillo-Krings, his deputy legislative secretary, looks on at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015. Photo by Rich Pedroncelli/AP

California set to automatically register millions of voters | MSNBC California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills he has left to deal with as Garciela Castillo-Krings, his deputy legislative secretary, looks on at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015. Photo by Rich Pedroncelli/AP >by: Msnbc |10/10/15 06:10 PM—Updated 10/10/15 06:13 PM |RePost: 10/11/2015 2:31:22 AM| In the aftermath of record-low voter turnout in […]

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Highlight: 5 Ways GOP Tried to Subvert Democracy in 2012

5 Ways GOP Tried to Subvert Democracy in 2012 — And They’ll Try Again   >By Steven Rosenfeld |AlterNet| December 28, 2012  |  The 2012 election saw the biggest challenges to voting rights and campaign finance law in a generation.   Ben Franklin – Silenced  Creating barriers to voting, demonizing communities of color, attacking voting rights laws and their defenders, unleashing billionaires who financed candidates like an extreme sport, and […]

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Spotlight: GOP voter suppression fueled black turnout

GOP voter suppression fueled black turnout >by Roland Martin, CNN Contributor| updated 10:33 AM EST, Sat November 10, 2012| Editor’s note: Roland Martin is a syndicated columnist and author of “The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House.” He is a commentator for the TV One cable network and host/managing editor of its Sunday morning news show, “Washington Watch with Roland Martin.” (CNN) — As political pros, journalists […]

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Spotlight: Current seniors face immediate health care cuts under Romney-Ryan plan

Current seniors face immediate health care cuts under Romney-Ryan plan >by itobin53 |Washington : DC : USA | Aug 16, 2012 at 7:23 AM PD| Re-post Aug, 27,2012 | Politicians have been known to be untruthful in order to win an election, and the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan team is no exception. “Mitt Romney’s latest line of attack against President Obama over Medicare and the Affordable Care Act is so full […]

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Spotlight: Current seniors face immediate health care cuts under Romney-Ryan plan

Current seniors face immediate health care cuts under Romney-Ryan plan >by itobin53 |Washington : DC : USA | Aug 16, 2012 at 7:23 AM PD| Re-post Aug, 27,2012 | Politicians have been known to be untruthful in order to win an election, and the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan team is no exception. “Mitt Romney’s latest line of attack against President Obama over Medicare and the Affordable Care Act is so full […]

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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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