Monthly Archives: April 2018

Democrats launch net neutrality fight to energize midterm voters

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Politico News - Congress

jhendel@politico.com (John Hendel)

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Trump pushes for congressional term limits

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Politico News - Congress

clima@politico.com (Cristiano Lima)

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The Oddity of the Oral Argument in the Texas Redistricting Cases

As Adam Liptak and others have reported, much of the questioning at oral argument in this important case focused on whether it was premature for the Supreme Court to be hearing the case now.  More specifically, it was the “liberal … Continue reading →

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Election Law Blog
Richard Pildes


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“A dubious anniversary for the Federal Election Commission”

CPI: In separate interviews Thursday with the Center for Public Integrity, each of the four “holdover”  commissioners — who may continue to serve until President Donald Trump and the U.S. Senate replace them — confirmed that they have no immediate plans to step … Continue reading →

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Election Law Blog
Rick Hasen


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“Trump campaign has paid portions of Michael Cohen’s legal fees: Sources”

ABC News: The Trump campaign has spent nearly $228,000 to cover some of the legal expenses for President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, sources familiar with the payments tell ABC News, raising questions about whether the Trump campaign may … Continue reading →

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Election Law Blog
Rick Hasen


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“Meet the little-known ‘big fish’ megadonor setting the tone for GOP primary races”

WaPo: Behind just about every divisive Senate Republican primary this year, an amiable Midwestern businessman is bankrolling the candidate who claims to be the most hard-charging, anti-establishment conservative in the race. Richard Uihlein, a wealthy shipping-supplies magnate from Illinois who … Continue reading →

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Election Law Blog
Rick Hasen


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“Pa. gerrymandering’s surprise co-conspirators: Democrats”

Philly Inquirer: But all those Democrats omitted an important detail: Each one joined with the GOP legislative majority in 2011 to pass the map that the state’s highest court would toss out as a Republican partisan gerrymander. In all, three … Continue reading →

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Election Law Blog
Rick Hasen


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Antiwar Activists in the Crosshairs

The establishment war against so-called fake news launched after the Democrats lost the election has moved to the next level. Activists on social media tweeting about the situation in Syria are being denounced as either Russian trolls or bots. The latter insinuation claims these critics of government policy in regard to Syria and Russia are […]

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Boiling Frogs
Kurt Nimmo


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“The Justice Department Deleted Language About Press Freedom And Racial Gerrymandering From Its Internal Manual”

BuzzFeed: The part of the manual addressing the Justice Department’s civil rights work was revised in March. In a section discussing enforcement of the Voting Rights Act, the new version removes previous references to redistricting and racial gerrymandering. The previous version stated: “The Voting Section … Continue reading →

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Election Law Blog
Rick Hasen


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Another Color Revolution from CIA Handbook: The Case of Armenia

In the seventy-ninth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Kommersant, and Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition. He discusses the recent dramatic political events in Armenia, which look a lot like yet another color revolution from the CIA handbook of regime-change. In addition, Professor […]

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Boiling Frogs
Professor Filip Kovacevic


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