Monthly Archives: June 2019

“Trump Consultant Is Trolling Democrats With Biden Site That Isn’t Biden’s”

NYT: From top to bottom, the website, JoeBiden.info, breezily mocks the candidate in terms that would warm the heart of any Bernie Sanders supporter: There are GIFs of Mr. Biden touching women and girls, and blurbs about his less-than-liberal policy … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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The Reverse Stormy Daniels: Rep. Duncan Hunter Claims Money Spent on Affairs Mixed Business and Pleasure and Were Campaign Related

Brad Heath: Lawyers for Rep. Duncan Hunter say his affairs with three lobbyists and two congressional staffers “often served an overtly political purpose” and suggests he was simply a “married man mixing business with pleasure.” pic.twitter.com/aTiu8AJRyw— Brad Heath (@bradheath) June … Continue reading →

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President Jimmy Carter, Without Adequate Evidence, Troublingly Claims Russian Interference Changed 2016 Election Outcome to Favor Trump, Calls Trump “Illegitimate President”

Politico: Former President Jimmy Carter questioned the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s presidency on Thursday, saying he would likely not be in the White House if the Russians did not interfere in the 2016 presidential election.“I think a full investigation would … Continue reading →

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Amicus Brief Cites Evidence that Super PACs Create the Appearance of Quid Pro Quo Corruption in DC Circuit Case Seeking to Overturn SpeechNow (The Case That Gave Us Super PACs)

From the Robertson, Bergstrand, and Winkelman brief in Lieu v. FEC: Plaintiffs-Appellants have asked the Court to reconsider its decision in SpeechNow.org v. Federal Election Commission, 599 F.3d 686 (D.C. Cir. 2010), which gave rise to so-called Super PACs and … Continue reading →

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“Records of redistricting architect suggest partisan motive”

AP reports. … Continue reading →

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Michael Solimine: State Courts as Forums for Federal Partisan Gerrymandering Claims after Common Cause v. Rucho (Rucho Symposium)

The following is a guest post from Michael Solimine, part of the symposium on Partisan Gerrymandering after Rucho: A 5-4 majority of the United States Supreme Court in Common Cause v. Rucho held that challenges to partisan gerrymandering are “political … Continue reading →

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ELB Symposium: Partisan Gerrymandering After Rucho

During this week, I will be posting contributions from a number of important election law voices on the future of partisan gerrymandering after the Supreme Court’s opinion in Rucho. I will update this post with links to all the contributions … Continue reading →

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Can federal partisan gerrymandering claims still be brought in state court?

Will Baude has an intriguing post suggesting that, even after Rucho, federal partisan gerrymandering claims can still be brought in state court. The rationale is that federal jurisdictional doctrines like standing, mootness, and justiciability don’t apply in state court. So a state court … Continue reading →

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What Happened to Whitford?

In its decision last year in Whitford, the Court provided all kinds of clues about what a successful partisan gerrymandering claim would look like. It would be district-specific, not plan-wide. That way it would be congruent with the standing inquiry … Continue reading →

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“When It Comes to the Census, the Damage Among Immigrants Is Already Done”

NYT: ut even though some Democrats may perceive the court’s decision as a victory, the damage, many experts say, has already been done. The fear engendered by the administration’s immigration policies will make the job of census workers difficult in … Continue reading →

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