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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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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.
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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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Sanders and Clinton each won different parts of last night’s debate

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The war may have been a draw, but each candidate won different battles.
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Speaker Ryan passes the buck on Voting Rights Act restoration

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He says he supports the bill, but won’t step on a committee chair’s toes to bring it up for a vote.
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Studies: Voter ID laws skew turnout in favor of white Republicans, racial resentment predicts support for them

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There is now data confirming what progressives have been saying about these laws all along.
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Trump wins competition for who can say the worst thing about Obama’s mosque visit, but it’s close

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Rubio dog whistled; Trump air-horned.
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John Kasich isn’t a moderate: Reproductive rights

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John Kasich has engaged in a systematic campaign against abortion access since taking office.
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Santorum will exit tonight

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Deuces.
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Democratic Election Assistance commissioner pushes back on state proof-of-citizenship requirements

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The EAC’s executive director acted unilaterally when they may not have had authority to do so.
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