Target contributes $150,000 to Republican candidate who promises to cut waiters' minimum wage. It's starting.
But it doesn't stop there. Minnesota Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer oppses gay rights, and fights for tax breaks for CEO's while cutting workers' salaries:
A new report concludes some majority-black legislative districts are penalized because of the way the census bureau counts their imprisoned residents.
-By Emily Badger
June 3, 2010- Sixty-six percent of the inmates in the state of New York come from New York City. But 91 percent of them are incarcerated upstate, in communities where they have long been counted by the U.S. census.
On paper, this means prisoners belong not to the communities from which they’ve come (and to which they eventually will return), but to places where they can neither vote, check out a library book or attend a local school.
A NYT editorial blasted big business and the US Chamber of Commerce for attempting to gut the DISCLOSE Act with a host of amendments. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/06/opinion/06sun3.html It urged Congress to reject these amendments and pass the strongest bill possible. We concur that the only amendments that should be allowed are those that make the bill stronger.
Today we officially launched this campaign. Please spread the word. We cannot afford another election that denies millions of citizens their right to vote. Please take a few moments to sign the petition so Congress knows that you want these election protection measures passed this year. We need your help and your support.
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The Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released the unclassified version of its investigation into Russian cyberattacks on digital U.S. voting systems ahead of the 2016 presidential election. The report finds that Moscow conducted an “unprecedented, coordinated cyber campaign” against the … Read More
The rise of voting restrictions since the gutting of the Voting Rights Act in 2013. Download map here.