Federal Court Stays Litigation Over Mississippi Voting Requirement to Give State a Chance to Amend Its Constitution

Read the court order in McLemore v. Hosemann. See my earlier coverage. … Continue reading →

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House Judiciary approves articles of impeachment, paving way for floor vote

Articles of impeachment are headed to the House floor.It took three days of meetings, marked by inflamed rhetoric and increasingly personal disputes, but the Judiciary Committee on Friday voted along party lines to approve charges that President Donald Trump abused his power and obstructed a congressional investigation.The move marks the first vote at any level of the House on articles of impeachment against a president since 1998. And it sets up just the third presidential impeachment in U.S. history — with a full House vote expected Wednesday, according to Democratic aides.The articles allege that Trump put his personal interests above U.S. national security by pressuring Ukraine to open investigations into his Democratic adversaries. Then, the articles state, Trump waged an unprecedented campaign to block impeachment investigators from obtaining witness testimony and documents as they sought to probe the allegations.“Today is a solemn and sad day,” Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler

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Lawmakers react to approval of impeachment articles

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“Judge orders state to purge more than 200,000 Wisconsin voters from the rolls”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: An Ozaukee County judge on Friday ordered the state to remove hundreds of thousands of people from Wisconsin’s voter rolls because they may have moved.   The case is being closely watched because of the state’s critical role in next … Continue reading →

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“A Great Big Gift Not on Trump’s Disclosure Form: Giuliani’s Legal Advice”

NYT: For the past 20 months, President Trump has received free personal legal services from one of America’s highest-paid lawyers, who has traveled around the country and across the ocean to defend him in the special counsel’s inquiry and press … Continue reading →

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“Washington pulled apart by partisan divide over ‘facts'”

AFP: “There’s always been a divide between liberals and conservatives in the United States over opinions,” said Richard Hasen, a professor of law and political science at University of California, Irvine.“Where things have changed is that there’s now much more … Continue reading →

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Part 5- Key Suspect in the Murder of Iranian Agent: Gulen-Linked Drug Baron with a Global Heroin Network!

In this exclusive episode I report on the explosive new developments linking Molavi’s assassination to another high-profile Iranian target’s assassination in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2017, and the alleged prime suspect in the case, who happens to be a notorious international drug baron with a network extending from Turkey, Iran and Dubai to Greece, Canada and […]

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Wisconsin: “Voter-roll purge would hit Democrat-leaning areas hardest”

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Ten percent or more of registered voters in dozens of communities could be removed from the voter rolls if a lawsuit against the state succeeds.Some of the highest dropoff would occur in Wisconsin’s two largest cities and … Continue reading →

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“How to Ensure Fair Voting Maps for the Next Decade and Beyond”

Brennan Center: The Brennan Center has studied best practices and developed a guide and model language for creating commissions that put community interests above partisan considerations, promote transparency, and bolster public accountability. We incorporated feedback from our partners that represent constituencies of … Continue reading →

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“Fraudsters Use Political Action Committees to Rip Off Older Americans”

AARP: Five Tips to Avoid Scam Political Action Committees 1. Visit the Federal Election Commission’s website, fec.gov, to check out a PAC and how it spends its money. The Center for Responsive Politics also has information about PACs, at opensecrets.org. 2. Beware … Continue reading →

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