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‘Tweeter Laureate’ Texas judge confirmed for federal court

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge recognized as Texas’ first “Tweeter Laureate” has been confirmed to the federal bench. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved Republican Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett to the 5th Court of Appeals. The New Orleans court has been an influential stop for recent, high-profile Texas laws on abortion, voting [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

There Are Huge Obstacles To Casting A Ballot In Alabama's Special Election

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The last-minute push to focus on voter turnout in the Alabama special election for a U.S. Senate seat has brought the state’s restrictive voting policies into renewed focus, prompting concern that many eligible voters who wish to cast a vote on Tuesday will not be able to.

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President Of Alabama NAACP On Democrat Doug Jones' Win

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In Alabama's special U.S. Senate election, African-Americans made up as much as 30 percent of the electorate — with 96 percent of them voting for Democrat Doug Jones. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Benard Simelton, President of the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP, about the NAACP's get-out-the-vote campaign in the race.

From: www.npr.org

The Infuriating Psychology of White Women Voting for Roy Moore

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“This isn’t a partisan thing — it’s a human thing.”

Tags: Voting, Women
From: www.thecut.com

Rebel Tories defeat May’s Brexit push

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British MPs have defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's government, voting to change her Brexit blueprint in a move which could complicate her efforts to sever ties with the European Union.

From: www.news.com.au

There Are Huge Obstacles To Casting A Ballot In Alabama's Special Election

Added: 13.12.2017 13:33 | 0 views | 0 comments


The last-minute push to focus on voter turnout in the Alabama special election for a U.S. Senate seat has brought the state’s restrictive voting policies into renewed focus, prompting concern that many eligible voters who wish to cast a vote on Tuesday will not be able to.

From: www.yahoo.com

Allegations, African-American turnout doomed Moore, exit poll shows

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Democrats in ruby-red Alabama surged to voting places. That was particularly true among African-American voters, according to the exit poll of the race.

From: www.nbcnews.com

There Are Huge Obstacles To Casting A Ballot In Alabama's Special Election

Added: 13.12.2017 9:18 | 0 views | 0 comments


The last-minute push to focus on voter turnout in the Alabama special election for a U.S. Senate seat has brought the state’s restrictive voting policies into renewed focus, prompting concern that many eligible voters who wish to cast a vote on Tuesday will not be able to.

From: www.yahoo.com

Alabama senate race: Democrat Doug Jones relying on black voter turnout to give Trump a bloody nose in Alabama

Added: 13.12.2017 5:08 | 0 views | 0 comments


Doug Jones, the Democrat looking to defeat Roy Moore and deliver a humiliating rebuke to Donald Trump, is working frantically to persuade African Americans in Alabama - the demographic on which his success most crucially depends - to turn out and vote for him. With polls opening on Tuesday for Alabama residents to select a senator to represent them in Washington, Mr Jones has been holding rallies with high-profile black politicians such as senator Cory Brooker, former former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick and congresswoman Terri Sewell. With an average of polls showing the Democrat trailing Mr Moore by perhaps less than four points, Mr Jones over the weekend attended a rally in the city of Selma, speaking in front of the church where Rev Martin Luther King and other began the 1965 march to Montgomery that helped secure the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

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