Liberals turn on Franken

Some progressive groups are demanding his resignation after a second woman accuses the Democratic senator of sexual misconduct.

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skim@politico.com (Seung Min Kim)

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Democrats demand hearing after uptick in hate crimes

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von Spakovsky and Adams Say Only Reason Plausible People Question Pence-Kobach Fraud Commission is Because They Want Voter Fraud and Mistakes to Happen

Washington Examiner: A wide range of interest groups – from academics, to faux-media outlets, to partisans, to foundations and the activist groups they fund – appear intent on trying to sabotage the work of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election … Continue reading →

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“Judge: Trump voter fraud commission on ice till next year”

Josh Gerstein: A commission that President Donald Trump tasked with investigating his own unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud won’t meet again this year, according to court records, fueling more questions about the panel’s future and its viability. In an order … Continue reading →

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Plaintiffs in Texas Congressional Redistricting Case File Brief Opposing Supreme Court Review

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“Peer Review for Candidates”

A few weeks back, the Washington Post ran 38 short ideas from various commentators on fixing American democracy.  I wanted to flag Elaine Kamrack’s contribution, with the title above, which focused on changing the presidential nomination process.  It resonates with … Continue reading →

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Columbus, OH: “NAACP LDF Critiques City’s At-Large Electoral Process for Having Racially Discriminatory Results”

Columbus Underground: At the urging of local ballot issue committee Everyday People for Positive Change (EDP), the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) issued a letter to the City of Columbus asserting that its at-large method of electing city council members … Continue reading →

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“After the INDY’s Report About Judicial Nominee Thomas Farr Misleading a Senate Committee, Senator Dianne Feinstein Wants Answers”

INDY Week: U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Friday she’s “disturbed greatly” by the INDY’s report that Raleigh lawyer Thomas Farr wasn’t truthful with her in committee hearings on the federal judgeship for … Continue reading →

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Much Russian Activity Meddling in 2016 Elections Likely Didn’t Violate Federal Law, Wouldn’t Be Covered by Proposed “Honest Ads Act,” and May Be Beyond (Conservative Justices’ Views of) Constitution to Limit

I’ve already hinted at some of these things in this Politico piece, but I’ve now fleshed it out in the latest draft of my forthcoming First Amendment Law Review article, Cheap Speech and What It Has Done (to American Democracy). … Continue reading →

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Supreme Court to Hear Rescheduled Argument in Ohio Voter Purge Case January 10

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