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Tag: voter ID laws

Native American voters get boost in North Dakota

After a lengthy legal fight, state and tribal officials reach settlement over ID law

Federal judge blocks NC’s voter id law, citing state’s ‘sordid history’...

Judge Loretta Biggs said the law's provision preventing voters from showing public assistance ID cards to vote was “particularly suspect.”

Federal judge won’t block voter ID law that strips Native Americans...

The decision means that potentially thousands of Native Americans will not be able to vote in the upcoming elections.

Justice Department changes position on Texas’ discriminatory voter ID law

The DOJ, now overseen by Jeff Sessions, is walking back years of effort aimed at limiting the harmful effect of state voter ID measure on minorities.

‘We are not ready’: Arizona voters warn Election Day could be...

Phoenix heads into Election Day with last-minute law changes, misinformation, long lines, and threats of intimidation.

North Carolina Spent Nearly $5 Million Defending Voter ID, And Lost

“It shows the North Carolina Republicans are afraid of free and fair elections and being accountable to the voters for their actions.”

South Carolina’s Black Voters Turned Out Early En Masse

In 2013, the Supreme Court passed several restrictive voting laws discouraging minority voters in states like South Carolina.

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.