What timing. Just as the trial of Texas' voter ID law kicks off in D.C., a new analysis by the Associated Press has found that such laws in other states have led to hundreds of ballots being rejected, both in 2008's general election and in the primaries this year. The Associated Press looked a ... More >>
New laws in dozens of states could take out Barack Obama this fall.
...But let's not get cocky and blow it with anti-voting laws.
The voter ID law passed by Texas lawmakers in May continues its circuit among activists, lawmakers, academics and social commentators as a discriminatory, unjustified and absolutely necessary measure, depending on who's yelling. Words like "voter fraud" on the right and "disenfranchisement" o ... More >>
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If I ever saw an amputee getting hanged, I'd probably just start calling out letters. Before he grappled with Important Things on Comedy Central, even before he took The Daily Show Trendspotting, Demetri Martin was an NYU Law dropout working off a hunch that he'd rather spend time writing quick o ... More >>