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Nancy Pelosi Backs 16-year-olds Voting: ‘Capture Kids When They’re in High School’

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Thursday that the voting age should be lowered to 16 years old, telling reporters on Capitol Hill, “I think it’s really important to capture kids when they are in high school when they are interested in all of this, when they are learning about government, to be able to vote.”

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Poll: Manchin Leads Morrisey by 13 in West Virginia Senate Race

A poll released on Friday exclusively to Breitbart News by Gravis Marketing shows Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) currently leads the Republican party’s nominee, State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, by 13 points, 53 percent to 40 percent,  in a head-to-head match up for the U.S. Senate seat in West Virginia five months before the November general election.

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Texas Democrat Voters Turning Out in Record Numbers for Primaries

Democrat voters are turning out in record numbers in the primaries in the historically politically-red Lone Star State. Experts say the Democrat Party wants a robust primary so they can go back to these voters and get them out for the November election.

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Pennsylvania Probes ‘Hundreds’ of Noncitizen Voters Found – Full Scale Unclear

The Pennsylvania House State Government Committee convened a hearing Wednesday after a series of revelations indicating “hundreds” of alien residents were found registered to vote and casting ballots there. The chief election officer for the State abruptly and silently resigned after the latest study into the matter.

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SCOTUS Throws Cold Water Early on Obama’s Partisan Gerrymandering Project

The U.S. Supreme Court made headlines Monday with its acceptance of a case that argues whether legislative maps can be ruled unconstitutional simply due to the partisan advantages that may be gained from their designs. Some election law experts contend the matter is a means to an end in transferring redistricting powers—commonly held in legislative branches—to commissions not directly answerable to the electorate.

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