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Dems seek party salvation in redistricting and loosening voting laws

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/15/2017 at 4:30pm

Oh, Democrats. Why can’t you look in the mirror and just admit your problem? The Democrats suffered a massive blow when President Donald Trump crushed Hillary Clinton in the presidential Electoral College race. But Democrats also suffered in Congress and at the state level.

To fix that, the party wants to fight...

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Supreme Court Denies North Carolina Its Voter ID Law

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 1:30pm 9/1/2016 at 1:30pm

North Carolina wanted to reinstate its voter ID law in time for the elections, but a deadlocked Supreme Court denied them this opportunity. From The Wall Street Journal:

The high court, in a brief written order, declined to stay an appeals court ruling from July that struck down North Carolina’s Republican-backed voting...

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Courts Weaken Texas Voter ID Law, Uphold Wisconsin’s Law

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 8:30pm 8/10/2016 at 8:30pm
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A federal judge has weakened the Texas voter ID law while the U.S. Court of Appeals suspended a ruling that eliminated parts of Wisconsin’s law.

Activists have gone after voter laws recently as the presidential election nears. They insist the poor and minority voters somehow cannot obtain an ID.

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To Vote in New Hampshire’s Primary, You’ll Need an ID

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 3:37pm 1/27/2016 at 3:37pm

For the first time ever, primary voters will be required to furnish identification before voting in New Hampshire’s primary elections February 9.

First implemented in New Hampshire’s 2012 general election cycle, the goal is to crack down on voter fraud.

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Supreme Court allows Wisconsin Voter I.D. law to stand

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 23, 2015 at 11:15am 3/23/2015 at 11:15am
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The Supreme Court today refused to accept for review a case challenging the Wisconsin Voter I.D. law.

The case, Frank v. Walker, was on a long list of cases as to which petitions for certiorari were denied without explanation.

In early October, 2014, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Voter I.D....

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VIDEO: O’Keefe Jabs Left on Voter Fraud Issue

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 3, 2014 at 3:32pm 11/3/2014 at 3:32pm

The battle over voter ID has been thrust into the forefront of this election cycle’s news coverage, and advocates on both sides of the issue have been working hard to win the hearts and minds of voters, even as most politicos are focused...

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“Who’s really obsessed with race?” Prager U Video Takes Liberals to Task

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:58pm 10/21/2014 at 6:58pm

“Hardly a day goes by that someone of prominence—a politician, a talk show host, an entertainer—doesn’t call a conservative, or conservatives generally, a racist.”

Maybe it’s just because we’re in the middle of an election cycle, but it seems like the liberals out there are getting more and more brazen in their...

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Supreme Court allows Texas Voter ID law

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 10:47am 10/18/2014 at 10:47am

AP reports via HuffPo:

The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.

A majority of the justices rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights groups to prohibit the state from requiring voters to produce certain forms of photo...

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Texas Gets a Stay, Saves Voter ID for November

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:10pm 10/14/2014 at 7:10pm
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An en banc ruling of the Fifth Circuit has issued a stay against last Friday’s order striking down Texas voter identification laws.

The Court looked at four key factors when deciding whether or not to grant a stay pending appeal: (1) whether the stay applicant has made a strong showing...

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Judge tosses out Texas Voter ID as U.S. Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin Voter ID

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 10, 2014 at 10:05am 10/10/2014 at 10:05am
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A federal District Court judge has ruled that Texas’ embattled voter ID law is unconstitutional. This news came just hours after the Supreme Court granted a request from civil rights activists to block similar requirements in Wisconsin.

In a 147 page opinion, U.S....

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Wisconsin Voter ID upheld once again by Appeals Court

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:24pm 10/6/2014 at 7:24pm
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The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Wisconsin’s new voter ID laws are constitutional, meaning that those heading to the polls in November will need to show ID before casting a vote.

Via ABC News:

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Full 7th Circuit Appeals Court refuses to stop Wisconsin Voter I.D. law

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 26, 2014 at 1:37pm 9/26/2014 at 1:37pm
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We previously reported how a panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals restored Wisconsin’s Voter I.D. law for the November election.

The opponents of the law sought full “en banc” review by the entire Court of Appeals. That request was denied by a divided court (h/t Ann Althouse):

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Opponents of Wisconsin Voter ID seek full appeals court review

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 8:30am 9/18/2014 at 8:30am

The legal challenges surrounding Wisconsin’s contentious voter ID law just got a little more complicated.

On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union, League of United Latin American Citizens of Wisconsin and Advancement Project asked for a full-court hearing to reconsider September 12th’s ruling allowing the State to implement voter ID requirements...

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Wisconsin Voter ID Law reinstated for November election by Appeals Court

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 12, 2014 at 5:49pm 9/12/2014 at 5:49pm
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In a ruling just handed down (h/t RightWisconsin), a panel of the 7th Circuit has vacated a prior injunction staying enforcement of the law, and holding that it will be in effect for this November’s election. The full Order is embedded at...

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Wisconsin Voter ID Law Still Stalled by Federal Court

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8:27am 8/14/2014 at 8:27am

Opponents of Wisconsin’s voter ID laws won a small victory yesterday when U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman denied the state of Wisconsin’s request for a stay of his decision forbidding the enforcement of voter ID laws. Judge Adelman rejected the petiti...

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Holder loses big in North Carolina Voter I.D. case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 11, 2014 at 9:30am 8/11/2014 at 9:30am

Last month, the Justice Department asked for an injunction to prevent the state of North Carolina from implementing changes the legislators made to state election law. The lawsuit, first filed in 2013, is backed by the NAACP and the League of Women Voters, and claims that the new law–namely, its strict...

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