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PSA: USA 2016 Elections

PSA: USA 2016 Elections | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Seriously, USA, seriously? I'm beyond words with all of the ridiculousness of just who (namely: one pathological liar who confuses self-worth with net-worth... I'm looking at you Donald Trump) is being pushed for front runners of their respective parties in the coming US Presidential election. The man is the ever-loving poster child of white privilege... no,…
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Poll: Trump, Clinton face divides in their parties even if they win nominations

Poll: Trump, Clinton face divides in their parties even if they win nominations | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton expect to strengthen their claims on the presidential nominations in Tuesday's primaries, but a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll underscores the serious challenges they face to heal divisions within their own par
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U.S. presidential rivals Clinton, Sanders tied in support among Democrats: poll

U.S. presidential rivals Clinton, Sanders tied in support among Democrats: poll | USA Elections | Scoop.it
The top contenders in both the Democratic and the Republican presidential nominating races have roughly equal support among members of their respective parties, according to a national Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.
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US elections 2016: ‘The system is rigged, the government coin-operated’

US elections 2016: ‘The system is rigged, the government coin-operated’ | USA Elections | Scoop.it
In their new book Nation on the Take, Wendell Potter and Nick Penniman show how the only interests that matter in US politics are those of the wealthy elite
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Cruz, Trump, Kasich scrounge for GOP convention delegates

Cruz, Trump, Kasich scrounge for GOP convention delegates | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Candidates face a break in primary schedule; next contest is April 19 in New York
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Pesquisa mostra que rejeição a Trump é alta entre eleitores dos EUA

Pesquisa mostra que rejeição a Trump é alta entre eleitores dos EUA | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Washington - Para os norte-americanos de diferentes etnias, gêneros, opiniões políticas e localidades, a resistência ao nome de Donald
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Voter Fraud Is a Proven Election Manipulation Tactic - US News

Voter Fraud Is a Proven Election Manipulation Tactic - US News | USA Elections | Scoop.it
US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Track elected officials, research health conditions, and find news you can use in politics, business, health, and education.

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Daniel Mayeda's curator insight, April 6, 3:09 PM
This article from right wing Heritage Foundation discusses so-called voter fraud, but the examples cited have nothing to do with voter impersonation fraud, which is the only thing that voter ID laws would affect.  So, it basically proves the point that voter ID laws are solely a voting disenfranchise tactic.
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The best GIFs the 2016 elections have given us, so far

The best GIFs the 2016 elections have given us, so far | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Thanks to the internet, any mundane moment can be turned into a glorious meme or gif. Here are some of the best gifs the 2016 elections have given us. That time Bernie Sanders gave America a scare.   Then America’s bird gave Donald Trump a scare.   Then it was Berine Sanders’ turn to scare […]
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The Supreme Court just rejected a major voting rights challenge

The Supreme Court just rejected a major voting rights challenge | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Evenwel v. Abbott could have handed Republicans a huge electoral advantage.
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U.S. Supreme Court ruling could boost power of Hispanic vote

U.S. Supreme Court ruling could boost power of Hispanic vote | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Los drones son hace ya tiempo conocidos por su destreza en los cielos, pero gracias a algunos nuevos desarrollos en la Marina de los EE.UU., muy pronto se los verá también cruzando los mares
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Supreme Court rejects conservative challenge in voting rights case

Supreme Court rejects conservative challenge in voting rights case | USA Elections | Scoop.it
A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the method all 50 states use in drawing legislative districts by counting every resident and not just eligible voters, rejecting a conservative challenge that could have given more sway to rural white voters.
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Hillary e Sanders prometem nomear latinos para cargos caso sejam eleitos - Mundo - iG

Hillary e Sanders prometem nomear latinos para cargos caso sejam eleitos - Mundo - iG | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Maior grupo latino dos Estados Unidos enviou questionários a pré-candidatos à presidência; republicanos não responderam
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À semelhaça do governo português que nomeou ministros das "minorias"?

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Obama rebukes Sanders on breaking up big banks - USA 2016 Elections

Obama rebukes Sanders on breaking up big banks - USA 2016 Elections | USA Elections | Scoop.it
President Obama is defending his handling of the financial crisis from Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and others on the left who say the White House’s Wall Street reform plan did not go far enough. “It is true that we have not dismantled the financial system, and in that sense, Bernie Sanders’s critique is correct,” …
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Bernie Sanders is looking for a Rocky-style knockout as he fights for political survival

Bernie Sanders is looking for a Rocky-style knockout as he fights for political survival | USA Elections | Scoop.it
A total of 69 sandstone steps lead up to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and ever since a certain Rocky Balboa bounded up them four decades ago while training for a boxing match, joggers and tourists come to emulate his feat.

In his own way, Bernie Sanders also wants to match Rocky and land a knock-out punch. Pitched against a better-established, better-known rival, he was himself fighting in Philadelphia on Monday, battling for the very survival of his “political revolution”.
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What Happens To Democracy After You Gut The Voting Rights Act, In One Map

What Happens To Democracy After You Gut The Voting Rights Act, In One Map | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Have voters in your state been affected?

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Daniel Mayeda's curator insight, April 12, 5:42 PM
Excellent state-by-state breakdown of voter disenfranchise efforts.
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US elections 2016: ‘People are attracted to Trump because he’s not taking money’

US elections 2016: ‘People are attracted to Trump because he’s not taking money’ | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Wendell Potter, co-author of Nation on the Take, explains how legislation was overturned to allow the financial corruption of US politics
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Balance of Power: Cruz-ing to victory in Colorado

Balance of Power: Cruz-ing to victory in Colorado | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Ted Cruz cleaned up in Colorado. The writing was on the wall a week before Saturday’s state GOP convention, as Cruz lined up delegates to the RNC in Cleveland.
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Última prévia das eleições nos EUA mostra indefinição na corrida à Casa Branca

Do lado republicano, o senador Ted Cruz teve uma vitória expressiva. Trump ainda lidera na quantidade de delegados conquistados.
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Se vencer primária de NY, Sanders será o próximo presidente dos EUA

Se vencer primária de NY, Sanders será o próximo presidente dos EUA | USA Elections | Scoop.it
"Bernie Sanders está com a bola cheia. Ele simplesmente superou sua adversária, Hillary Clinton, em 71 dos 72 condados do estado de Wisconsin, nas últimas primárias do partido Democrata. Sanders foi vencedor absoluto do pleito, angariando 99% dos municípios. E no único condado em que perdeu para Hillary, a margem de diferença foi de apenas 3,7%", diz Carlos Eduardo, editor-assistente do Cafezinho, o que coloca o candidato socialista com grandes chances de se tornar presidente dos EUA
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Wisconsin's voter-ID scheme comes into sharper focus

Wisconsin's voter-ID scheme comes into sharper focus | USA Elections | Scoop.it
First, a Republican congressman admitted that voter ID is an election tool to help his party. Now a Republican staffer offers compelling new proof.

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Redistricting ruling stopped short: Our view

Redistricting ruling stopped short: Our view | USA Elections | Scoop.it
The door is now wide open for Republican legislators to change policy to include only voters.
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Supreme Court Deals A Blow To Conservatives In Major Voting Rights Case

Supreme Court Deals A Blow To Conservatives In Major Voting Rights Case | USA Elections | Scoop.it
A different ruling would have shifted power away from Democratic-leaning areas.
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Supreme Court Shoots Down GOP Vote Rigging Scheme By Upholding One Person, One Vote

Supreme Court Shoots Down GOP Vote Rigging Scheme By Upholding One Person, One Vote | USA Elections | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court unanimously defended voting rights in a decision today that upheld the principle of one person, one vote by ruling against an effort to use to total voters instead of total population to draw up legislative districts.
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Supreme Court rejects conservative challenge in voting rights case

Supreme Court rejects conservative challenge in voting rights case | USA Elections | Scoop.it
A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the method all 50 states use in drawing legislative districts by counting every resident and not just eligible voters, rejecting a conservative challenge that could have given more sway to rural white voters.
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Suprema Corte dos EUA rejeita mudança em regra eleitoral

Suprema Corte dos EUA rejeita mudança em regra eleitoral | USA Elections | Scoop.it
Mudança proposta reduziria representação de locais com muitos hispânicos.
Decisão representa derrota para republicanos.
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Uma derrota para os republicanos, uma vitória para a igualdade.

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