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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How Donald Trump could cost the GOP the US House

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If Democrats contrast the GOP’s lack of seriousness about governing with tangible solutions, they could win.
Donald Trump, via Gage Skidmore / Flickr

Trump knows foreign policy because he ran a Miss Universe pageant and maybe had a secret meeting with Putin

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Trump doesn’t want to say whether he’s met with Putin, and everyone is too distracted to care.
Kris Kobach, via Wikimedia Commons

Kansas’s voter fraud show trials

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Kansas just convicted an elderly man for accidentally voting in two states, an easily-preventable crime.
Donald Trump, screenshot via 60 Minutes

Alright, #NeverTrump: Show us what you’re made of

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Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee, and many Republicans aren’t happy about it. What’s next?

Conservative hate group sending men into women’s bathroom at Target

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The American Family Association is sending men into women’s bathrooms to “test” Target’s trans-inclusive policy.
Can't Vote, via Daniel Lobo / Flickr

Virginia Republicans to sue Governor McAuliffe over rights restoration order

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They don’t have a date or argument for their lawsuit, but they know they want to sue.
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Vermont passes automatic voter registration nearly unanimously

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The policy remains non-controversial for Republicans…in lily-white states.
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz plays both sides of payday lending

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Only one member of Congress is co-sponsoring legislation both for and against the payday lending industry.
Bob McDonnell, via Wikimedia Commons

Former VA governor McDonnell to argue before SCOTUS that we have the right to buy influence

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McDonnell claims that Citizens United gives him the right to exchange access for cash, and to not call it a bribe.

BREAKING: Not everyone who supports the same candidate as you is cool, smart and good

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Every candidate’s village has its fair share of idiots.
Kris Kobach, via Wikimedia Commons

Two thirds of voter registrations in Kansas currently on hold over proof of citizenship requirement

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Kansas has made it so hard to register to vote that most applicants are being put on hold.

Why not Joe? Clinton should consider Biden for VP.

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When Hillary Clinton describes her ideal vice president, it sounds an awful lot like our current vice president.
Terry McAuliffe, via Wikimedia Commons

VA Governor McAuliffe to restore voting rights to 200,000 ex-felons via executive order

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This is a massive deal.
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