All News Articles for 2018-11-06

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Retaking Control of House, Democrats Will Demand IRS Hand Over Trump's Tax Returns: Report
MSNBC's Ari Melber reports that Democrats "intend to request President Trump's tax returns" when the retake power
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It's Official: Unabashed Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Now Youngest Woman Ever Elected to Congress
"Ocasio-Cortez pulled off one of the biggest political upsets in American history and proved that America can still be a place where a working class woman of color can defeat a 10-term incumbent and his Wall Street-funded machine."
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let my people vote Repealing "One of Country's Worst Jim Crow Laws," Florida Restores Voting Rights for 1.4 Million People With Past Felony Convictions
"Florida voters made a resoundingly clear statement that the state's shameful lifetime ban on voting is not consistent with the values of democracy."
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Georgia Voters File Last-Minute Lawsuit to Stop Republican Brian Kemp From Counting Ballots in His Own Race
"It would be improper, unfair, and contrary to the due process of law for Kemp to have the power to certify the winners of the 2018 elections."
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As US Votes to Curb Trump-GOP Destruction, UN Biodiversity Chief Warns Humanity at Risk of Self-Annihilation
"The Republican Party is simply a major threat to—not only to the country, but to human survival."
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With Broken Machines and Hours-Long Waits Stopping Voters From Casting Ballots, Majority Says, "Make Election Day a Federal Holiday"
"Is voting meant to be an obstacle course?"
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WATCH LIVE: The Intercept and Democracy Now! Team Up for Progressive Election Night Coverage
Watch live from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET on election night, Tuesday, November 6.
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'Magna Carta for the Web': Read Tim Berners-Lee's Global Declaration for a Humane and Democratic Internet
"We've created something amazing together, but half the world is still not online, and our online rights and freedoms are at risk. The web has done so much for us, but now we need to stand up."
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What High Turnout Looks Like: Unusually High Enthusiasm Reported at Polling Sites Nationwide
"We're seeing a lot more people that typically sit out midterm elections going and showing up because they believe these races are so important."
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'Absolute Fraud': After Billions in Taxpayer Subsidies Championed by Trump, Ryan, and Walker, Foxconn to Import Chinese Workers for Wisconsin Jobs
"Apparently, Scott Walker gave billions in subsidies to a Tawainese company, so that it would despoil land in Wisconsin while paying Chinese workers to make iPhones."
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CBP After Backlash Over 'Cynical Effort to Suppress Latino Vote' in Beto's Hometown, Border Patrol Cancels Election Day Crowd Control Exercise
"It shouldn't have taken outrage from us, congressmen, and the community for them to recognize that this would cause serious problems on #ElectionDay," says the ACLU of Texas
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Progressives Rally on Election Day to Ensure Overwhelming Turnout Thwarts GOP's Voter Suppression Playbook
"If turnout is low today, then right-wing Republicans are going to keep control of many of the levels of government they currently occupy. So our job today, if you have not already, is to vote—and to encourage the people you know to do the same."
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'We Vote, We Win!' Under Assault by Trump's GOP and Supreme Court, Unions Lead Massive Get Out the Vote Effort for Midterms
"We don't know any other way. For us, it's a very natural way to survive: organize, organize."
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