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When You Can’t Win, Cheat — Republicans Bring Redistricting To The Supreme Court

When You Can’t Win, Cheat — Republicans Bring Redistricting To The Supreme Court

Republicans are quite literally trying to strip away the power of the voter so that only they have the power to control the vote.

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How White Flight Is Going To Destroy The Republican Party

How White Flight Is Going To Destroy The Republican Party

They’re so scared of minorities, they’re going to commit electoral suicide to escape them.

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President Obama Wants A Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens United

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“I would love to see some constitutional process that would allow us to actually regulate campaign spending the way we used to, and maybe even improve it.”

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WTF: Senate Democrats Received 20 Million More Votes Than Republicans In Midterms

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Americans cast 202.5 million votes to elect the current Senate, spread across three election cycles in 2010, 2012, and 2014. Of these three elections, 49% were cast for Democratic candidates and 46.6% for Republicans.

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How Republicans Plan To Gerrymander The Presidency

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The idea isn’t horrible – as long as it’s done equitably, but Republicans have no such intention and in gerrymandered states, they write the rules.

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Pat Buchanan Blames Democrats For ‘Forcing’ Republicans To Be The Party Of Whitey

Pat Buchanan Blames Democrats For ‘Forcing’ Republicans To Be The Party Of Whitey

It’s true! The Republican Party would be racially inclusive if only the Democrats were less racist! Or something…

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Why Democrats May Never Win Back The House In One Chart (VIDEO)

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For Pennsylvania and Michigan, Democrats got more votes than Republicans, yet because of redistricting, Republicans took more than twice as many seats.

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Florida’s GOP Claim They Cannot Fix Gerrymandered Districts In Time – Watch Us Do It

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There is a solution to Florida’s unconstitutional gerrymandering – we explore the computer software which makes it possible, and show that it works.

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Son Of Murdered Sikh Leader Will Run Against Paul Ryan In 2014

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Paul Ryan’s support is slipping since the federal shutdown. Can Amar Kaleka, the son of a massacred Sikh leader, win his seat in Congress?

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TX GOP Admits They Redrew District Lines To Suppress Democratic Voters And Eliminate Democrats

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Nearly 100% of Blacks and 71% of Latinos voted for Democrats in 2012 … is that why Texas Republicans are so afraid?

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Are Republicans Gerrymandering Their Party Into Oblivion?

1811 political cartoon with map of gerrymandered districts in Massachusetts.

The GOP holds onto power through extreme gerrymandering, but they may gerrymander themselves into oblivion.

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How The Dems Can Crush The GOP In 2014

By Elisabeth Parker with Image composite by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info, with apologies to children's book illustrator G.A. Harker.

Yes, we CAN win the House in 2014 if we: (1) Focus on fairness; (2) Help voters get their IDs; and (3) Give every race everything we’ve got.

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Five Liberal Nightmares You Should Be Worried About

I feel like a corporate whore just walked over my grave...

While conservatives drown in conspiracies and nonsense, liberal nightmares are very much based in reality.

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Watch Out, Michigan! The New GOP Election Rigging Plan’s Coming

Watch Out, Michigan! The New GOP Election Rigging Plan’s Coming

Michigan’s new Republican Party chair wants to change state electoral college rules so the GOP can override the popular vote in the next presidential election.

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2016 GOP Election Strategy: Why Appeal When We Can Steal?

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Oh, make no mistake: they DO want their country back. The only question progressives such as you and I must answer is this: will we allow them to do it?

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Rachel Maddow: The GOP Plan To Take Presidency, Keep House In Four Easy Steps (VIDEOS)

Rachel Maddow: The GOP Plan To Take Presidency, Keep House In Four Easy Steps (VIDEOS)

Why bother trying to win the popular vote when the RedMaps strategy makes rigging elections so easy?

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Dirty Politics: Virginia GOP Rig Electoral Map While Country Watches Inauguration

Dirty Politics: Virginia GOP Rig Electoral Map While Country Watches Inauguration

This is how the Republicans held the House in the 2012 election despite losing the popular vote by over one million votes.

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Joe Scarborough: GOP Cheating To Win Implies Party In Decline (VIDEO)

Joe Scarborough: GOP Cheating To Win Implies Party In Decline (VIDEO)

It is ironic that the party that wraps itself in the constitution and freedom would at all cost attempt to change the rules of the game.

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GOP Secretly Fears Losing House – Will Paul Ryan’s Come-Back Strategy Work? (VIDEO)

GOP Secretly Fears Losing House – Will Paul Ryan’s Come-Back Strategy Work? (VIDEO)

When 63% of GOP voters think they’re ‘out of touch’ and 1/3rd of GOP reps are afraid to do their job, it’s time to back slo-o-owly away from Debt Armageddon.

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GOP Brags About Tactics That Lose Them The Vote, But Win Them The House

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If you had any doubts about the Republicans rigging elections, you will not after reading this.

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