“Common Cause Files Complaint Against Pro-Bernie Sanders Group Our Revolution for Violating Soft Money Ban”

Release: Today, Common Cause filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging reason to believe that Our Revolution, a nonprofit political organization established by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in 2016 and now supporting his 2020 presidential campaign, violated the federal … Continue reading

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Florida Governor DeSantis Tweets that Voting is a “Privilege” after State Supreme Court Backs Restrictive Interpretation of Felon Reenfranchisement Law Passed Overwhelmingly by Florida Voters

Sigh: I am pleased that @FLCourts confirms that Amendment 4 requires fines, fees & restitution be paid to victims before their voting rights may be restored. Voting is a privilege that should not be taken lightly, and I am obligated … Continue reading

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“California governor won’t call special election for Duncan Hunter’s seat”

The Hill: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) will not call for a special election in the district held by resigning Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), a spokesperson confirmed Wednesday…Hunter announced Tuesday he plans to resign effective next Monday after pleading guilty last year to charges of campaign finance violations.The … Continue reading

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Is Race More Important Than Class in Considering Winners and Losers in the United States? New Book by Zoltan Hajnal Makes the Claim

Coming next month, Zoltan L. Hajnal, Dangerously Divided: How Race and class Shape Winning and Losing in American Politics (Cambridge 2020). Here is the book description: As America has become more racially diverse and economic inequality has increased, American politics … Continue reading

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