Monthly Archives: June 2016

More on FEC Fox News Matter

Commissioner Ravel has released this statement of reasons, following yesterday’s disputed story from Fox News. The certification of last month’s vote is here and the general counsel’s report here.  WaPo has this report and Politico this one. Those interested in the underlying constitutional … Continue reading →

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Trump to meet with Senate Republicans

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skim@politico.com (Seung Min Kim)

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Senate says goodbye to the BlackBerry, at last

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hcaygle@politico.com (Heather Caygle)

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How Ryan wrangled Republicans for a much-needed win on Puerto Rico

After a rocky first few months as speaker, he secured a rescue package despite early claims of a bailout and GOP resistance.

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cwilhelm@politico.com (Colin Wilhelm)

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Nick Stephanopolous’s “Race, Place and Power”

Now on SSRN.  Here’s the abstract: A generation ago, the Supreme Court upended the voting rights world. In the breakthrough case of Thornburg v. Gingles, the Court held that minority groups that are residentially segregated and electorally polarized are entitled … Continue reading →

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USDC Denies Relief in EAC Proof of Citizenship Case

WaPo: “A federal judge in Washington on Wednesday rejected a request that would have blocked Kansas, Alabama and Georgia from enforcing proof-of-citizenship requirements for people using a federal form to register to vote.”  The case involves EAC executive director Brian Newby’s … Continue reading →

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“Cutting Corners in a Federal Campaign is Criminal”

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy in The Hill. … Continue reading →

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Anti-opioid bill touted by vulnerable Republicans hits snag

Democrats are demanding that Republicans plow money into legislation to combat drug addiction.

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jhaberkorn@politico.com (Jennifer Haberkorn)

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Cruz clashes with DHS secretary over terror labels

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ngass@politico.com (Nick Gass)

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Wice on 2020 Census Residence Criteria

Jeff Wice writes at New York Election News: Of major importance is a change to the way prison population are reported. After the 2010 census, New York, Maryland  and Delaware enacted laws to reassign prisoner populations to “homes of record” before … Continue reading →

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