Clinton to stage major rally, will vow to back working Americans

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the South Carolina House Democratic Women's Caucus and the South Carolina Democratic Women's Council at their Third Annual Day in Blue while campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination in Columbia,... Reuters/Chris Aluka Berry

Clinton to stage major rally, will vow to back working Americans | Reuters >By Jonathan Allen | Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:04am EDT| 06/13/2015 9:49:11 AM | NEW YORK | Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton stages the first big rally of her presidential campaign on Saturday, trying to cast herself as a fighter for ordinary Americans and build a clearer case for why she wants to lead the country. Running to be […]

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Reform Gerrymandering – The New Civil Rights Movement

"What we see now is too often a troubling reality in which politicians choose their voters instead of voters picking their elected officials," said Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., a lead sponsor of legislation she says would create "a more transparent electoral process."(Photo: Carolyn Kaster, AP)

House Democrats Introduce A Bill To Reform Gerrymandering – The New Civil Rights Movement   >by: Jean Ann Esselink | May 14, 2015 3:52 PM | Noteworthy RePost: 05/16/2015 4:21:44 AM | “What we see now is too often a troubling reality in which politicians choose their voters instead of voters picking their elected officials.” – Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) A group of 19 House Democrats have signed onto a […]

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GOPer opposes early voting because it will boost black turnout

Rep Fran Millar

GOPer opposes early voting because it will boost black turnout   >by Zachary Roth |09/10/14 12:15 PM—Updated 09/10/14 02:21 PM| Re-Post 09/14/2014 5:01:12 PM | A Republican lawmaker in Georgia has sparked outrage by suggesting he opposes new Sunday voting hours because they’ll primarily benefit African-Americans—then explaining that he simply “would prefer more educated voters.” But take away the overt racism, and state Rep. Fran Millar was only giving the official […]

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