Voting Rights

Senior Congressman John Conyers' Re-Election in Danger

by Brentin Mock on May 23, 2014 4:05PM

Will John Conyers now needs a massive write-in campaign to continue to rep Detroit.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Voting Rights

Only Property Owners Should Vote Says Fla. Congressman

by Brentin Mock on May 21, 2014 4:30PM

Fla. Rep. Yoho doesn't stop with the nonsense, this time: voting.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Voting Rights

Newark Wins Ras Baraka; Significant Challenges Ahead

by Brentin Mock on May 14, 2014 12:25PM

Ras Baraka win is a referendum on education reform movement.

Topics: Politics, Voting Rights, Politics

Racist Wisconsin Voter ID Law Banned For Life (or at Least Until the State Appeals)

by Brentin Mock on Apr 29, 2014 3:30PM

Wisconsin becomes the fifth state where courts struck down voter ID laws.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Voting Rights

Justice Department to Begin Collecting Racial Profiling Data

by Brentin Mock on Apr 28, 2014 1:00PM

The Justice Department will start tabulating stop-and-frisk frequency and racial bias.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Criminal Justice, Voting Rights

Obama and Holder to Expand Clemency for Unfair Prison Sentences

by Brentin Mock on Apr 21, 2014 1:44PM

The Obama Administration wants to free more people unfairly imprisoned from jail

Topics: Politics, Criminal Justice, Voting Rights

More Voting Rights Restoration Coming for Virginia

by Brentin Mock on Apr 18, 2014 10:01AM

Anyone with drug felony convictions in Virginia will now be eligible for automatic voting rights restoration.

Topics: /NOW, Criminal Justice, Voting Rights

FBI Arrests Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon

by Brentin Mock on Mar 26, 2014 3:16PM

Charlotte mayor is facing a lot of years for bribery and extortion charges.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Voting Rights

Obamacare Deadline Extended for Some

by Brentin Mock on Mar 26, 2014 2:40PM

If you started purchasing Obamacare through the website, but didn't complete by March 31, no worries ... 'til April.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Health, Economy, Voting Rights, Obamacare

Is It Time To Finally Stick a Fork In the Tea Party?

by Brentin Mock on Mar 20, 2014 2:53PM

Tea Party may be down, but not out.

Topics: Politics, Politics, Voting Rights