Monthly Archives: January 2019

“Mitch McConnell Calls Push to Make Election Day a Holiday a Democratic ‘Power Grab’”

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“A Power Grab in Kentucky Sparks a Revolt: Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes expanded her sway over Kentucky’s election process with audacity, a willingness to fight — and a board that didn’t appear to be paying close attention. But the conflict isn’t over.”

Part 2 of 3 of the ProPublica/Lexington Herald-Leader look at Ky SOS Grimes. … Continue reading →

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“What’s Mitch McConnell so afraid of?”

Josh Douglas for CNN Opinion: As a professor of election law and voting rights at the University of Kentucky College of Law — your state’s flagship institution and your alma mater — I invite you to come sit in on … Continue reading →

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“Election officials said DMV wasn’t ready to launch Motor Voter. California went ahead anyway”

SacBee: As California prepared to launch its new Motor Voter program last year, top elections officials say they asked Secretary of State Alex Padilla to hold off on the roll-out.The plan called for the Department of Motor Vehicles to automatically … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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Russia and Japan: WWII Peace Deal At Last?

In the hundred-and-first edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Kommersant, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Moskovskaya Pravda. He discusses the outcome of the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s recent visit to Moscow and his meeting with the Russian president Vladimir Putin. Professor Kovacevic also discusses […]

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“Stacey Abrams to Take to Georgia Airwaves During Super Bowl”

AP reports. Stacey Abrams is taking her voting rights campaign to the airwaves in her home state during the Super Bowl. … Continue reading →

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Rick Hasen


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“Texas Officials Begin Walking Back Allegations About Noncitizen Voters”

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Rick Hasen


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“More Voter Fraud Misinformation from Trump”

Factcheck.org: President Donald Trump wrongly claims that “58,000 non-citizens voted in Texas, with 95,000 non-citizens registered to vote.” This latest voter fraud misinformation from the president is based on the state’s efforts to match driver’s license and state ID card … Continue reading →

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“Tim Scott still opposes Thomas Farr, and has sharp words for conservative critics”

McClatchy reports. … Continue reading →

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Why Trump's superfans dig Ocasio-Cortez

They detest what she stands for. They think her policies would destroy the country. And they wish she would just go away.All the same, many of President Donald Trump’s most media-conscious supporters can’t help but admit it: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has got serious political game.“I aspire to be the conservative AOC,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) told POLITICO. Gaetz, an outspoken 36-year-old in his second term who has achieved a measure of prominence as a highly visible Trump defender, said there’s just one problem with that aspiration: “I can’t dance for shit.””AOC has what I call ‘gameness’ or competitive heart — the combination of grit, determination, fighting spirit that you can’t coach,” Steve Bannon, Trump’s former chief strategist, told POLITICO. “You either have it or you don’t, and she has it big league.”Such admiration, in spite of vast ideological and demographic differences, is a testament to just how quickly the 29-year-old former

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