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Trump Backers Accused of Weaponizing Records Requests to 'Destabilize' Midterms

Requests "should not be used to harass or overwhelm a system as these coordinated requests from Trump supporters to local election offices appear intended to do," said one critic.

Julia Conley ·


Nebraskans to Vote on Ballot Measure for $15 Hourly Minimum Wage

"Working Nebraskans are long overdue for a livable wage. We're excited to share this milestone with Raise the Wage Nebraska and everyone involved in this campaign," said the Fairness Project's executive director.

Jessica Corbett ·


Facebook 'Appallingly Failed' to Detect Election Misinformation in Brazil, Says Democracy Watchdog

"The disinformation that Facebook allows on its platform feeds into the 'stop the steal' narrative in Brazil—a growing tactic intended to set the stage for contesting the election."

Julia Conley ·


'Alarming': Nearly 1/3 in US Worry About Violence, Intimidation at Polls

"The fear people are experiencing—especially Black people, Hispanic people, and young people—is a form of voter suppression that needs to be addressed before the election," said one expert.

Jessica Corbett ·


Rebuffing GOP Attack, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds Universal Mail-In Voting

The ruling, said one advocate, "ensures that millions of Pennsylvania voters can continue to cast their ballots safely and conveniently in the manner they choose."

Jake Johnson ·


How the Radical 'Independent State Legislature Theory' Could Destroy US Democracy

If the Supreme Court turns this fringe notion into law, there will be crushing consequences for American voters and our multiracial democracy.

Eliza Sweren-Becker ·


State Lawmakers Must Act to Save Democracy From GOP Attacks

Our democracy is at its most vulnerable in decades with safeguards to protect voting rights and prevent partisan gerrymandering continuing to crumble, especially at the state level.

Andrew Hong ·


The Most Dangerous Looming Supreme Court Decision You Never Heard Of

Spread the word, because the midterms elections have become even more crucial.

Robert Reich ·


Right-Wing Selfishness Fuels the War on Abortion and Other Rights

Stories abound of conservative women who picket out front of clinics quietly coming in the back to get their own abortions.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·


Wisconsin Supreme Court Pushes Trump's Big Lie in Ruling Banning Most Ballot Drop Boxes

The ruling solidified the court's status as "the most rogue and vehemently antidemocratic state court in the nation," said one critic.

Julia Conley ·

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