Republicans pulling out all the stops to supress the vote in Virginia

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The lawyer behind the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Citizens United, is suing Virginia election officials to stop some voters from submitting absentee ballots in the upcoming June 23 primary. Jim Bopp, the Indiana attorney who filed the lawsuit in federal court earlier this month, said the state can’t let voters use “disability or illness” … Continue reading Republicans pulling out all the stops to supress the vote in Virginia

How ‘ghost corporations’ are funding the 2016 election

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Advocates for stronger campaign-finance enforcement fear there will be even more pop-up limited liability corporations (LLCs) funneling money into independent groups, making it difficult to discern the identities of wealthy players seeking to influence this year’s presidential and congressional contests. The 2016 campaign has already seen the highest rate of corporate donations since the Supreme … Continue reading How ‘ghost corporations’ are funding the 2016 election