Jon Green
Jon Green graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Political Science and high honors in Political Cognition. He worked as a field organizer for Congressman Tom Perriello in 2010 and a Regional Field Director for President Obama's re-election campaign in 2012. Jon writes on a number of topics, but pays especially close attention to elections, religion and political cognition. Follow him on Twitter at @_Jon_Green, and on Google+. .

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Maine governor LePage confirms that, yes, he did mean black people

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Glad we could clear that up.
Religion and LGBT equality, via Wikimedia Commons

What “religious liberty” bills have in common with voter ID laws

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“Religious freedom” bills are “gay-neutral” the same way that voter ID laws are “race-neutral.”
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John Kasich credits God for strong debate performance

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The Iowa caucuses were last week, buddy.
Maryland governor Larry Hogan, via Fort Meade / Flickr

Maryland legislature overrides Governor Hogan’s veto, restores voting rights for 40,000 ex-felons

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Governor Hogan says that the override runs counter to “common sense.”
Donald Trump, screenshot via YouTube

Donald Trump’s New Hampshire voting guide blurs line between registering to vote and voting

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The New Hampshire voter guide on Trump’s website lumps requirements for the two together.
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Marco Rubio confronted by gay voter in New Hampshire, sticks to anti-gay script

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Rubio-bot had another malfunction on the trail.
Jeb Bush, via Gage Skidmore / Flickr

Jeb Bush criticizes Citizens United for not going far enough

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Jeb doesn’t like how he had to set up a separate super PAC to funnel unlimited campaign cash.
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Hillary Clinton needs to stop bragging about Henry Kissinger’s endorsement

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This is a Democratic primary. Henry Kissinger is not someone with whom you want to associate.
Ted Cruz, via Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons

Ted Cruz launches a (probably illegal) direct mail fundraising scam

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Will the FEC do anything about it?
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Connecticut Secretary of State proposes automatic voter registration through the DMV

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Connecticut is but the latest state to consider what is unarguably a great idea.
Donald Trump, via Gage Skidmore / Flickr

Donald Trump can’t do math

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Trump is claiming that at least a quarter of Ben Carson’s Iowa voters were tricked into voting for Ted Cruz.
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Arizona House Republicans vote to make ballot collection a felony

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When you create the impression that voting is difficult, fewer people do it.
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John Kasich isn’t a moderate: Collective bargaining

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Kasich’s union-busting bill Ohio went so far that even a large subset of Republicans voted to repeal it.
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