Category Archives: Voting & Elections

Vice President Biden Speaks on the Voting Rights Act

Vice President Biden speaks on today’s Supreme Court’s decision that invalidates a core provision of the Voting Rights Act, and decades of well-established practices that help make sure voting is fair, especially in places where voting discrimination has been historically prevalent. June 25, 2013.

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Rep. John Lewis: I Never Thought I’d Live To See Voting Rights Act Undone

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Dan McGrath Claims VOTER FRAUD Partially To Blame For Voter ID Failure

While McGrath claims money as the principle cause for the defeat of the Voter ID Amendment and spends many many paragraphs whining about how super awesome his message was and how super mean the opposition messages were, he doesn’t forget to add this little gem: Ultimately, money was the principle factor in the defeat of the Voter ID amendment. Initial post-election research now being conducted by Minnesota Majority indicates that voter fraud likely played a role, but voter fraud is only effective in a close election. It shouldn’t have even been close. Despite the defeat of the constitutional amendment, the people of Minnesota clearly support requiring photo ID to vote, but were misled to believe that the constitutional amendment was an egregious way to accomplish … Continue reading

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Wonderful – Obama for America TV Ad

Courtesy of Obama for America: Share this: http://OFA.BO/NSrPdn Tweet this: http://OFA.BO/GN8XEY Mitt Romney: “We all like school teachers. It’s a wonderful thing… But hiring school teachers is not going to raise the growth of the U.S. economy” Voiceover: “Mitt Romney on education.” Mitt Romney: “All the talk about we need smaller classroom size, look that’s promoted by the teachers unions to hire more teachers.” Voiceover: “President Obama has a different view. He believes smaller class sizes and great teachers are a key to a stronger economy and a stronger middle class.”

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Made in Ohio – Obama for America TV Ad

Courtesy of Obama for America: Share this: http://OFA.BO/q2BcKf Tweet this: http://OFA.BO/q2BcKf Brian: “They came up and said you are definitely laid off—everybody as of right now.” Karen: “What was I going to do for my children? Are they going to have a home?” Miles: “Without President Obama’s rescue of the auto industry, Ohio would have collapsed.” George: “Mitt Romney would have just let us go under- just let them go…bankrupt.” Romney: “Yeah, that’s…that’s exactly what I said, the headline that you read which is, said: “let Detroit go bankrupt.” Karen: “And for him to just say— let them fail.” George: “How can you say something like that? It’s just beyond me.”

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