“Mitch Mum on Social Security” Reply


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“Court Strikes Down GOP-Backed Voting Restrictions In North Carolina”


HUFFINGTON POST

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered a lower court to block two new voting restrictions in North Carolina, saying there was “no doubt” the measures would disenfranchise minorities.

North Carolina will now be required to reinstate same-day voter registration, as well as allow voters to cast ballots even if they show up to vote in the wrong precinct.

In a two-to-one ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled that “whether the number is thirty or thirty-thousand, surely some North Carolina minority voters will be disproportionately adversely affected in the upcoming election” and that it was important to act now, since “there could be no do-over and no redress” once the election was over.

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“Steve King Has Heated Confrontation With Dreamers”


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“Paul Ryan unveils new anti-poverty plan”


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“The next 50 years of civil rights in America”


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“GOP: No need to fix the Voting Rights Act”


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“Last Call for Unemployment Benefits” 1


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“Paul Ryan accidentally makes the case against means-testing”


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