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A Big Win for Voting Rights In Texas and a Big Loss for Trump

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7 mentions2 weeks ago
On March 10, a federal court in Texas found that the state’s Congressional redistricting maps “intentionally diluted minority voting strength in order to gain partisan advantage.” Exactly a month later,

Iowa’s New Voter-ID Law Would Have Disenfranchised My Grandmother

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
My grandmother Sylvia moved from Brooklyn to Iowa when she was 89 years old. It was a culture shock, to say the least. When my mom took her to vote,

The Problem With How Jeff Sessions Talks About Crime

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2 mentions7 days ago
Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that consent decrees—formal agreements between municipalities and the Department of Justice (DoJ) to improve local policing, often put in place in response to ...