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From Minnesota to Texas to Illinois, the right is using the myth of voter fraud to challenge potentially millions of eligible voters.

Tea Party Activists, the state GOP and Americans for Prosperity are mounting a full-scale assault against unsubstantiated 'voter fraud.'

Citizens United and Bush v. Gore don't stand alone. A decade worth of Supreme Court decisions has tiled the electoral playing field toward the Republicans.

Nadine Padilla organized for Obama in Native American communities. Now she's passing her skills on to others.

The Democrats fail to stop a draconian gun amendment from being attached to an otherwise worthwhile bill backing representation for DC citizens.

It's clear that efforts to protect voters rights are working this time--in Virginia, Florida and Ohio.

This election has seen an outpouring of political participation on walls, abandoned buildings, scaffolding and subway trains nationwide.

More than two dozen polling places are reported close to a standstill as record numbers of voters cast ballots in this crucial swing state.

The only one way Tuesday's vote will be protected is if citizens show up at the polls with cameras, note pads, cell phones and lawyers.

Energized by Obama's candidacy, expatriate Americans are voting in record numbers this year.

Blogs

Texas's response to 80 percent of its population increase’s coming from new African-American and Hispanic constituents? Dilute their voting power.

July 10, 2012

Rush says, “When women got the right to vote is when it all went downhill.” No wonder he supports voter ID laws.

July 8, 2012

How a fifteen-state consortium of right-wing elections officials—who are willing to say anything to advance the voter fraud meme—plan to dismantle voting rights.

July 5, 2012

The state’s elections supervisors continue to oppose the campaign initiated by Governor Rick Scott.

July 3, 2012

Minnesota lawmakers claim ignorance over violating ethics in the voter ID suit that stands to discriminate against voters of color.

July 2, 2012

The GOP’s elaborate conspiracy theories bolster new voter suppression laws.

June 27, 2012

After a year of standing ground, the governor warms up to voter ID—but still vetoes bill that would have affected the voting rights of eligible students and African Americans.

June 23, 2012

The president’s new immigration policy leaves Mitt with an impossible task: appealing to Latinos while appeasing his base.

June 18, 2012

Pundits and activists say that because they’ve convinced the public of falsehoods, they must be true. 

May 6, 2012

Why the problem is not voter fraud, but a lack of voters.

April 25, 2012