Chris Christie: another Republican refusing to make voting easier

Republican Presidential candidate Chris Christie files paperwork for the New Hampshire primary at the State House, Nov. 6, 2015 in Concord, N.H. Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty

Chris Christie vetoes bill to make voting easier | MSNBC >By Zachary Roth |11/09/15 01:04 PM—Updated 11/09/15 03:37 PM|RePost: 11/14/2015 12:51:23 PM| New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill Monday that would have made casting a ballot much easier in the Garden State, which has been plagued by low turnout. The measure, known as the Democracy Act, was passed in June by the Democratic-controlled legislature, and was strongly backed […]




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US slaps sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

President Obama Korean Sanctions

US slaps sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack | AP >by: JOSH LEDERMAN | 01/02/2015 9:33 PM EST |RePost: 01/03/2015 8:15:33 AM | HONOLULU (AP) — Opening a new front in its cyber spat with North Korea, the United States slapped new sanctions Friday on government officials and the North’s defense industry in its first public act of retribution for a cyber-attack against Sony. Despite lingering doubts by the cyber […]




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Judge rejects challenge to Obama’s executive action on immigration

Joe Arpaio

Judge rejects challenge to Obama’s executive action on immigration | TheHill >by: Ben Kamisar | 12/24/2014, 07:43 AM | RePost: 12/27/2014 8:04:55 AM | A federal judge late Tuesday gave the Obama administration an early Christmas present by tossing out a challenge to President Obama’s immigration executive actions filed by controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio.U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell warned in an opinion that while Arpaio’s lawsuit brings up important issues, the […]




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Exposed: Florida’s Yoho connects voting rights, property ownership

Florida’s Yoho connects voting rights, property ownership >by Steve Benen | 05/21/14 11:32 AM | Re-Post | Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) has already made quite a name for himself after just 17 months in Congress, but yesterday, Right Wing Watch published arguably the most striking quote yet for the Tea Party congressman’s greatest-hits list. Recently unearthed footage of Rep. Ted Yoho speaking at Berean Baptist Church in Ocala, Florida, during […]




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