The Supreme Court declared Monday that it will consider whether gerrymandered election maps favoring one political party over another violate the Constitution, a potentially fundamental change in the way American elections are conducted. The justices… Read More
Prior to the 2016 election, Eddie Lee Holloway Jr., a 58-year-old African-American man, moved from Illinois to Wisconsin, which implemented a strict voter-ID law for the first time in 2016. He brought his expired Illinois… Read More
Efforts to implement the nation’s strictest voter ID requirements — a solution in search of a problem, according to one critic — foundered amid court defeats, confusion and at least one giant oversight. by Jessica… Read More
A federal judge ruled that Texas’ voter ID was intended to discriminate against blacks and Latinos. The Department of Justice tried to argue otherwise. by Jessica Huseman ProPublica A federal court in Texas has again… Read More
Texas, one of the most notorious voting rights abuse states got smacked down by a federal court panel that invalidated three districts in an order issued late Friday. The Austin American Statesman reported: “the San Antonio-based panel… Read More
Sessions’s nomination as Trump’s attorney general is scheduled to be considered Tuesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee, but his influence in the administration extends far beyond the Justice Department. From immigration and health care to… Read More
The #alternativefact Universe of the #DonaldTrump White House.
Contentious confirmation fights, a GOP assault on Obamacare — and, more than likely, hints of Republican infighting to come. Welcome to the new Congress. Lawmakers convene in Washington on Tuesday for the 115th Congress,… Read More