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The Republican drive represents a power grab unprecedented in scale and timing.
Russell Simmons was never a young voter. The 46-year-old hip-hop tycoon
cast his first vote in a presidential election seven years ago, he says,
at the age of 39.
Forty-four states in the United States today bar people with mental illnesses from voting.
Nearly 5 million Americans can't vote because of felony convictions.
Click here to help defeat Question 3.
"We don't have a Bush v.
The tangled web that a narrow Supreme Court majority wove to shut down
the Florida recount of presidential ballots in December 2000 made it
possible for Republican George W.
Once they snubbed "Republicrats"; now they're set to oust Bush by any
Being a citizen in America today feels a bit like being the student at
the bottom of the class. We are continually reminded of how we are
falling down on the job. Not enough of us vote.
Their support of Democrats declined in 2002, helping to sink the party's fortunes.