Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: 2018 midterm elections

Greg Palast sues Georgia’s Brian Kemp for purging 340,000 from voter...

Georgia secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has overseen the removal of more than 340,000 current Georgia residents from voting rolls.

Climate deniers on the ballot in 2018

DeSmog is taking this opportunity to highlight some of the top climate science deniers currently running for office in the U.S.

Two weeks before midterms, Trump attacks democracy with ‘one of the...

Clarke argued that the president's tweet is clearly part of an ongoing right-wing effort to "promote fear and incite law enforcement to action in ways that could chill voter participation this midterm election cycle."

Professor predicts record-breaking voter turnout for 2018 midterm election

"It's probably going to be a turnout rate that most people have never experienced in their lives for a midterm election."

Citizenship through the eyes of those who have lost the right...

At least 6 million U.S. citizens cannot vote in the United States because they have been convicted of a felony.

A record-breaking number of females running for House in 2018 midterm...

With a total of 309 females who have filed candidacy papers to run for the House, it surpasses the record of 298 set in 2012.

Record number of scientists to run in 2018 election to combat...

“The sheer number is really astonishing ... science is and always should be above politics."

Koch brothers pledge to spend $400 million on 2018 midterm elections

The Koch brothers, one of America's wealthiest families, pledged to spend their money "on campaign contributions and policy initiatives."

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Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.