Five Years After John Roberts Says Federal Supervision of Voting Rules No Longer Necessary in South, and 2 Years After 4th Circuit Said North Carolina Targeted African Americans “with Almost Surgical Precision”, NC Suppression is Back

Thwarted before, N.C. GOP wants photo ID mandate: North Carolina legislative Republicans on Thursday advanced their goal of permanently requiring voters to show photo identification — a proposal previously thwarted this decade by veto and federal judges who declared a … Continue reading

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“National Enquirer sent stories about Trump to his attorney Michael Cohen before publication, people familiar with the practice say”

WaPo: During the presidential campaign, National Enquirer executives sent digital copies of the tabloid’s articles and cover images related to Donald Trump and his political opponents to Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen in advance of publication, according to three people with … Continue reading

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Parties in in North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering Case Spar Over Whether U.S. Supreme Court Should Hear Case or Remand the Case Following Gill

The Court had the case on its conference docket for today, but it is possible these supplemental briefs will further delay disposition of the case. Jun 19 2018 Second supplemental brief of appellees Common Cause, et al. filed. (Distributed) Main … Continue reading

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Wisconsin: “Democrats seek to bring redistricting case back to Supreme Court before 2020 elections”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Wisconsin Republicans are claiming victory with Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to send a lawsuit over the state’s legislative boundaries back to a lower court without addressing whether the map is constitutionally drawn. But Democrats say the ruling doesn’t put … Continue reading

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