Democracy

WaPo editorial. The anti-McDaniel “Y’all Politics” says “According to McDaniel sources, #McDDay version 2.0 should be on Friday. That’s when we are supposed to see the formal protest to the MS GOP executive committee followed immediately by a lawsuit. “ … Continue reading →
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Press release via email: The Arizona Public Integrity Alliance and four Maricopa County voters have successfully challenged an Arizona law governing the number of signatures statewide political candidates must obtain to appear on the ballot. This morning the government stipulated … Continue reading →
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Russia, MH17 and the West: A web of lies

by Demdigest on July 24, 2014

IN 1991, when Soviet Communism collapsed, it seemed as if the Russian people might at last have the chance to become citizens of a normal Western democracy. Vladimir Putin’s disastrous contribution to Russia’s history has been to set his country on a different path. And yet many around the world, Continue →

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Thursday round-up

by Amy Howe on July 24, 2014

The Coalition for Court Transparency released a report on transparency at the Supreme Court during the October Term 2013.  It concluded that the Term ended “with only modest improvements to [the Court’s] overall openness.”  Tony Mauro covered the report for Legal Times.

Other coverage of the Court focused on Tuesday’s decisions Continue →

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The latest on the Michigan dispute over Senate candidate Terri Land’s self-financing. … Continue reading →
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When did Sam Hall stop beating his wife? … Continue reading →
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Understatement of the Day

by Rick Hasen on July 24, 2014

“Blogs put your voice in front of the digital world. But Judicial Watch reminds that ‘election fraud is a sensitive issue, and you should have no difficulty getting people to respond.’” —David Freddoso, Widespread or Not, Stopping Voter Fraud is … Continue reading →
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The latest on #MSSEN. … Continue reading →
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New report from the Center for the Study of the American Electorate (Curtis Gans). Charts Data … Continue reading →
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Liz Kennedy and Sean McElwee write for The Week. … Continue reading →
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See this press release. … Continue reading →
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Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) introduced a bill to reauthorize the 2002 Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. (Flickr/maisa_nyc)

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) introduced a bill to reauthorize the 2002 Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. (Flickr/maisa_nyc)

Who says Congress can’t get anything done?

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, first passed in the aftermath of 9/11 to relieve insurers of deep losses in connection with terrorist acts, was reauthorized easily in the Continue →

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