Here, in Forbes.
The NY Times offers this important report, which begins: “Seven months after taking office, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is reshaping the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division by pushing it back into some of the most important areas of American political life, including voting rights, housing, employment, bank lending practices and redistricting after the 2010 census.”
The entire article is a must-read for election law junkies.
This press release announces the emergence of this new organization, The Committee to Modernize Voter Registration, headed by Marc Elias and Trevor Potter. The announcement appears timed to the release of this new report on voter registration modernization from the Pew Center on the States.
UPDATE: See also this WaPo editorial.
This one is in New York on Sept. 17.
The Hartford Courant offers this report about this decision which I blogged about on Friday. The opinion will be appealed to the Second Circuit.
Opinions about the ruling: Norwich Bulletin, Hartford Courant, Public Campaign, Brennan Center (and Richard Winger’s response), Center for Competitive Politics.
The Washington Post offers this report, which begins: “President Obama ordered federal officials to disclose their contacts with lobbyists trying to influence how the government doles out money to jump-start the economy. Yet few such communications have been reported even though lobbyists say they are busier than ever with the multibillion-dollar stimulus.”
The Charleston Gazette offers this report.
Will the Supreme Court release audio of the oral argument on Sept. 9 right after the argument concludes, as it has done in other recent high profile cases, including NAMUDNO? If the audio is released, I plan to “live”-blog (or is the better term “tape-delayed live blog”?) the argument, as I did with NAMUDNO.
The Roanoke Times (Va.) offers this report.