Jon Queally, staff writer
The man who identified himself as James Fortune, photographed on a fishing boat off Cape Hatteras. He asked to accompany an employee of a nonpartisan voter education organization on the day-long trip, claiming he was an experienced fisherman. It turns out Fortune appears not to be who he claims to be. (Photo courtesy of the employee)
"Common Cause may be the target, but the attack is on our democracy and on the right of every eligible voter to have a say in the future for our families, communities, and country."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
People stand in line, spaced six apart due to Covid-19, in order to vote early at the Fairfax Government Center on September 18, 2020 in Fairfax, Virginia. Voters waited up to four hours to early vote in the upcoming 2020 presidential election. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
Given the pandemic, said one organizer, "we are really stressing that folks...
Lisa Newcomb, staff writer
The move, says one advocate, is "shortsighted, ridiculous, and likely...


In a year that just takes and takes, the sudden death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg has, for now, broken many. And that's before the vile McConnell vowed within an hour to try to replace her. Jewish tradition deems a person who dies on Rosh Hashanah a tzaddik, a person of great righteousness. Because she was, we're compelled to honor her long, hard, tenacious work by fighting back harder than ever. Now we cry, soon we vote. M ay her memory be a blessing, and a revolution.

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