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The American Women’s Party Wants You to Step Up and Vote

The American Women’s Party seeks to empower the millions of unregistered voters in this country by registering them and schooling them in how to combat voter suppression. Founded last fall by organizers Maya Contreras and Mia Brett, the group launched its second major initiative today, Step Up …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Voter Suppression Scheme Dies a Sad, Lonely Death

Last night, the Trump administration, as quietly as possible, dissolved its “Commission on Election Integrity”. The reason? The mean ol’ states wouldn’t give them the information they wanted: The commission, of course, existed solely for the purpose of justifying the next wave of massive voter …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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If Roy Moore Wins It Will be Because of Russian Interference and Racist Voter Suppression

The Senate race in Alabama to fill the seat once occupied by Jeff Sessions is a microcosm of last year’s presidential race. On one side we have Doug Jones, a sane, good-natured liberal; on the other we have Roy Moore, a rightier-than-right-wing Republican who believes, among other things, that …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The American Women’s Party is the Next Group You Should Get Involved With

The American Women’s Party is a new group that should be on your radar for 2018 and beyond. Differing from groups like She Should Run, which encourage women to run for office, The AWP is dedicated to empower the voices of voters, educate them on their rights, and encouraging direct …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump’s Ridiculous Commission on Electoral Integrity Reveals Its Bias

This week, Donald Trump’s Commission on Electoral Integrity, led by Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, met in New Hampshire to discuss their findings. These findings, however, have not withstood scrutiny from officials at organizations like the Campaign Legal …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump is Too Stupid to Stage a Successful Coup

Salon is (rightly) sounding the alarm over the increasing likelihood that Trump will try to declare himself King of America but they’re not giving enough attention to what happens when he fails:Historian Timothy Snyder: “It’s pretty much inevitable” that Trump will try to stage a coup and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republicans Finally Say “No!” to Donald Trump and He’s Mad as Hell

I’m adult enough to admit it: I thought for sure Republican controlled states would rush to obey Trump’s order that they turn over private voter information. I’m extremely pleased to find out I was wrong:On Wednesday, Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity sent a letter to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The 7 Most Dangerous Republicans Right Now

While pretty much every Republican currently in office is awful, there are seven that stand out from the rest of the crowd. They exemplify everything that’s wrong with the modern right wing and deserve a round of applause for their extraordinary effort to destroy everything good about America with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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What Happens When Trump Makes Voting Illegal?

Now that Trump has openly obstructed justice and Republicans winked and looked the other way, there’s really no going back. There can be no last minute “Come to Jesus” moment where the entire Republican Party will realize what an awful mistake they’ve made. While Republican voters will always find …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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What Happens When Trump Makes Voting Illegal?

Now that Trump has openly obstructed justice and Republicans winked and looked the other way, there’s really no going back. There can be no last minute “Come to Jesus” moment where the entire Republican Party will realize what an awful mistake they’ve made. While Republican voters will always find …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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