Tag: Elections

Antonio Villaraigosa (J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press)

Being Anti-Trump Helps in Leftist California

In the liberal stronghold of California, being anti-Trump is a fad among nervous Republicans, and even retired Democrats re-enter the field have seen the value in championing anti-Trump sentiment as a way to boost themselves in the polls.

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Macedonia Elections: Country Votes Amid Scandal

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Polls opened Sunday in Macedonia for a general election called two years early as part of a Western-brokered agreement to end a paralyzing political crisis. The crisis began after the opposition accused the conservative government of

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David Bozell: 2016 Proves Base Turnout Critical to GOP’s Future

David Bozell, president of ForAmerica, joined Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Monday to discuss the importance of both social media and base turnout in politics today. Bozell contends that only Donald Trump’s popularity across the Republican base has made 2016 competitive for the Republican ticket in 2016.

Federal Judge Rules Against Democrats in Florida Voter ID Verification Case

After a week of controversial rulings by United States district judge Mark Walker, a President Obama nominee, he has finally decided to rule against a third pro-Democrat initiative put forth by the Florida Democratic Party in regard to voter ID. On Thursday, Walker ruled against allowing rapid verification to take place during early voting that starts Monday in some major counties in Florida.

Five Times Obama as a Presidential Hopeful Questioned the Validity of the Election Process

As a presidential candidate Obama expressed concerns about the validity of U.S. elections. On numerous occasions before being sworn in as commander-in-chief, Obama decried flaws in the American election system, which included voter ID laws, rhetoric from Bush administration Justice Department officials and the agency’s traditional handling of voter fraud investigations.

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Supreme Court Opens Annual Term, Including Second Amendment

Monday the Supreme Court began its 2016 October Term, which will involve up to 80 cases and continue through next June. While there are already some important cases scheduled for argument, one case not yet on the calendar—a Second Amendment case—highlights more than any other the decades-long impact that November’s election will have on the Constitution and the nation.

Report: 1 in 3 Non-Citizen Latino Immigrants Engage in U.S. Politics

the study used data collected from a survey called the “Latino Immigrant National Election Study (LINES)” to look at the behavior of Latino-non citizens during the 2012 presidential election cycle. Jones-Correa and James McCann’s report will be published in the The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences. Its findings were first reported by NBC News.