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George Hodan

The stakes are not merely about the arcane and obscure slicing and dicing of district boundaries, but raise far more fundamental questions about the increasing threats to real democracy in the United States. more

Jan 22, 2018 1:08 PM Dispatches

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Theresa Thompson

Kate Clinton wants you to make voting a habit. Listen in for some good reasons why, along with some knock-knock jokes—free! more

Nov 6, 2017 1:46 PM Dispatches

After years of whipping up hysteria about mass illegal voting that simply doesn’t exist, far-right activists now have the official support of Trump to advance voter suppression. But there's something Americans can do about it. more

Sep 5, 2017 2:35 PM Op-Eds

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The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

This cat is already out of the bag. A special investigative report. more

Jul 5, 2017 1:53 PM Dispatches 12 Comments

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Joe Brusky

Politicians should not be choosing their voters. It’s supposed to be the other way around. more

Jun 20, 2017 9:47 AM Dispatches

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courtesy of Becky Bond

Across the country, volunteers have been canvassing their neighbors to find out what they think about politics. more

Jun 8, 2017 9:51 AM Dispatches

“All North Carolinians can rest assured that Republican legislators will continue fighting to protect the integrity of our elections by implementing the common-sense requirement to show a photo ID when we vote.” more

May 17, 2017 9:56 AM Dispatches

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Mark Buckawicki

Trump claims 3-5 million illegal votes were cast in the 2016 election; in fact only 4 (four) cases of voter fraud have been documented. So, really, what is this new commission on electoral integrity all about? more

May 14, 2017 5:32 PM Dispatches

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A thousand activists gathered in Washington, D.C. at the People’s Action convention this past weekend. Their target? Translating protests into electoral victory. more

Apr 26, 2017 2:07 PM Resist!

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Gage Skidmore

A series of disastrous new rightwing policies and a call for a Convention of States underscore the danger of states’ lordship over cities. more

Feb 28, 2017 9:56 AM Dispatches

A panel of federal judges just ruled that Wisconsin must redraw its illegally rigged election boundaries. A new case aims to limit partisan redistricting for good. more

Jan 30, 2017 2:48 PM Dispatches

A close look at Trump’s razor-thin margins reveals a lot about the real mandate for the next U.S. President. more

Dec 16, 2016 2:01 PM Dispatches 5 Comments

Are the margins so out of whack that something *must* be askew? more

Nov 30, 2016 9:59 PM Dispatches 19 Comments

The recount aims to confirm a fair and accurate voting system. more

Nov 29, 2016 3:32 PM Dispatches

A North Dakota voter (likely white) has three times more say in who gets to be President. A California voter—most likely to be not white—has a vote worth only about 83% as the rest of the country. more

Nov 17, 2016 4:55 PM Dispatches 4 Comments

It will be good to put all this uncivil discourse behind us. more

Oct 20, 2016 1:49 PM Dispatches

Trump had a lot to overcome, and he came out swinging. more

Oct 10, 2016 1:40 PM Dispatches

In the end it was a rout. more

Oct 5, 2016 1:50 PM Dispatches

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