Kid Rock hasn’t officially announced his run for U.S. Senate, but a nonprofit is already accusing him of violating federal elections laws.
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Is the campaign too long?
There’s a pretty good joke making the rounds ahead of the World Series, which starts tonight in Cleveland.
‘It’s been so long since the Cubs or Indians have won a World Series that the last time they did, the presidential campaign of 2016 hadn’t even started yet.’ Read more →
A voting rights group, using audio it recorded from several DMV offices in rural areas of Wisconsin, says people in the state are being given incorrect information when they try to get an ID to vote in next month’s election. Read more →
Omar victory recalls another ‘first’ for a woman from a refugee camp
Ilhan Omar’s victory over Phyllis Kahn in the DFL primary is the kind of story that seems to resonate with Minnesota voters, just like Mee Moua, another trailblazing woman who has a similar story.
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The idea that we all have to trudge to a particular spot on the planet to cast a vote in an election is a relic of yesteryear and turnout numbers suggest it’s an ineffective one. Read more →
Voting shouldn’t be this hard
There’s a lot to be proud of when you stand in line to exercise a right to vote. The reward shouldn’t be that you feel the system is gamed. Read more →
How do you identify states that discriminate against minority voters?
When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down portions of the Voting Rights Act today, it noted that the doomed section of the Act is no longer constitutional partly because the method of determining which states should be subject to it is outdated. Here is the explanation in the opinion of Supreme Court Justice John Roberts: Read more →