closed primaries are not the same thing as voter suppression.
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Please Stop Equating Closed Primaries with Voter Suppression

June 21, 2017 Rachel Murphy Azzara

Karen Handel, the Republican Congresswoman-elect out of Georgia’s 6th congressional district, has a long history of voter suppression. Recent headlines demonstrate that around 200,000 votes were suppressed in the state of Wisconsin last November.  And as the fallout from the bizarre world of the 2016 election continues, a talking point from independent progressives has emerged railing … [Read More]

James Comey Releases Explosive Tape
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James Comey Releases Explosive Written Testimony Before Senate Hearing  

June 7, 2017 Alex Mohajer

Former FBI Director James Comey has released his full statement in advance of a Thursday’s hotly anticipated testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee in their hearing and investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian hackers in the 2016 presidential election. While some are speculating that the statements demonstrate clear obstruction of justice on … [Read More]

Trumpcare 2.0 will cause 23 million Americans to lose their health insurance coverage, according to the final estimate released Wednesday by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office.
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23 Million Americans Will Lose Health Insurance Under Trumpcare 2.0

May 24, 2017 Alex Mohajer

23 million people will lose their health insurance coverage under the American Health Care Act, or TrumpCare 2.0, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. The CBO released its final estimate today regarding the potential costs of the health care bill which narrowly passed through the House of Representatives earlier this month (after an earlier bill … [Read More]

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REPORT: Wisconsin Voter-ID Laws Suppressed 200,000 Votes

May 9, 2017 B4ANewsRoom

According to a study conducted by Priorities USA, a political advocacy organization, around 200,000 votes were suppressed in the state of Wisconsin during the 2016 presidential election as a result of oppressive voter-ID laws championed by Republicans that took effect in 2016. The study, which was shared exclusively with The Nation, goes on to detail … [Read More]