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Republicans Winning the War of Disenfranchisement

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In the months after the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act under the argument that it is no longer necessary, regressive voting laws are taking root that threaten to snap the country back to the 1950s, disenfranchising minorities and women.

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For the last several days I’ve been deluged with calls from my inside-the-beltway friends telling me “Romney’s dead." Hold it. Rumors of Romney’s demise are premature for at least four reasons:

GOP Lawmaker: 'Lazy' People Should Not Vote

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Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, the sponsor of a strict voter ID law in Pennsylvania that will disproportionately disenfranchise poor and minority voters, is now saying the law will affect only the "lazy"-- like the 47 percent of voters Mitt Romney was referring to in a recently leaked undercover video.

Why Romney and Ryan Are Going Down

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Unemployment is still above 8 percent, job gains aren’t even keeping up with population growth, the economy is barely moving forward And yet, according to most polls, the Romney-Ryan ticket is falling further and further behind Yet, the Romney-Ryan ticket is still falling further behind.

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