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Voter ID laws
Voter ID laws news and analysis from The Nation
April 11, 2017
A Big Win for Voting Rights in Texas and a Big Loss for Trump
Rebuking Jeff Sessions, a federal court rules that Texas’s voter-ID law intentionally discriminated against minority voters.
March 17, 2017
In E-mails, Neil Gorsuch Praised a Leading Republican Activist Behind Voter Suppression Efforts
Gorsuch’s ties to Hans von Spakovksy suggest a hostility to voting rights.
March 10, 2017
The Very Legitimacy of Our Democracy Is Under Threat
Donald Trump’s presidency is just one element of our disintegrating democracy.
February 27, 2017
Trump’s Justice Department Is No Longer Opposing Texas’s Discriminatory Voter-ID Law
Jeff Sessions reverses the Obama administration’s position in a crucial voting-rights case.
February 27, 2017
Tom Perez Will Be a Strong Fighter for Civil Rights
The new DNC chair opposed voter-ID laws, investigated police misconduct, and protected workers’ rights.
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February 13, 2017
The Trump Administration’s Lies About Voter Fraud Will Lead to Massive Voter Suppression
Twenty-one states are now considering new laws to make it harder to vote.
January 11, 2017
Jeff Sessions Claims to Be a Champion of Voting Rights, but His Record Suggests Otherwise
He would be one of the most dangerous attorneys general in modern US history.
January 6, 2017
Courageous House Progressives Raise ‘Justice and Fairness’ Objections to Certifying Trump
Congressional Progressive Caucus members interrupt certification of electoral votes to raise concerns about voter suppression.
November 28, 2016
Donald Trump Is the Greatest Threat to American Democracy in Our Lifetime
His lies about voter fraud are a prelude to massive voter suppression.
November 16, 2016
Donald Trump Won Only by Undermining an Already Broken Democracy
Caught between demographic headwinds and a base that wouldn’t let the party adapt, Republicans set their sights on democratic pluralism itself.