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Hispanic Caucus Unveils Principles It Requires in an Immigration Overhaul : Roll Call Policy

Hispanic Caucus Unveils Principles It Requires in an Immigration Overhaul : Roll Call Policy | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus, emboldened after an election in which Latino voters overwhelmingly supported President Barack Obama, released a nine-point list of principles Wednesday that the group insists must be part of any immigration...
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Inside the Secret World of the Data Crunchers Who Helped Obama Win | TIME.com

Inside the Secret World of the Data Crunchers Who Helped Obama Win | TIME.com | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
In late spring, the backroom number crunchers who powered Barack Obama’s campaign to victory noticed that George Clooney had an almost gravitational tug on West Coast females ages 40 to 49.
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Electoral College Favors Democrats | Debate Club | US News Opinion

Electoral College Favors Democrats | Debate Club | US News Opinion | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
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Arizona voters defeat five ballot measures

Arizona voters defeat five ballot measures | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
Arizona voters defeat five ballot measures,Four ballot measures went down to defeat Tuesday, including a sales-tax extension and a top-two primary proposal.
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Democrats break Republican supermajority at Arizona Legislature

Democrats break Republican supermajority at Arizona Legislature | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
Democrats break Republican supermajority at Arizona Legislature,Republicans continued their hold on the majority at the state Legislature, but their grip is less secure with Democrats making gains at the Statehouse.
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Analysis: Both sides see mandate, hard road ahead

Analysis: Both sides see mandate, hard road ahead | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
Analysis: Both sides see mandate, hard road ahead,WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s re-election, coupled with Republicans’ continued hold on the House, gives both parties a chance to rethink, and perhaps undo, the bitter partisanship that has...
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Forget Elections, We Suffer An Anonymous Governing Class | Mercatus

Forget Elections, We Suffer An Anonymous Governing Class | Mercatus | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
RT @mercatus: Hester Peirce discusses the problem of power concentration in corners of the government that are not accountable http://t.co/s2i6YK9l...
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Voting rights group urges Texas to embrace poll watchers

Voting rights group urges Texas to embrace poll watchers | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
A voting rights organization on Wednesday asked Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to protect the rights of the state's voters after his stern warning to potential election observers.
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U.S. Felons a Potentially Powerful Yet Shunned Voting Bloc

U.S. Felons a Potentially Powerful Yet Shunned Voting Bloc | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
Felons could account for up to 10 percent of the roughly 130 million Americans expected to vote in the November 6 election, more than enough to affect the razor-thin margins that could determine the outcome.
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Supreme Court Passes On Key Voting Rights Cases

Supreme Court Passes On Key Voting Rights Cases | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Three years ago, the Supreme Court warned there could be constitutional problems with a landmark civil rights law that has opened voting booths to millions of African-Americans.
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AG questions voting act's constitutionality

AG questions voting act's constitutionality | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
“The state of Texas is appealing this case because the lower court improperly extended the Voting Rights Act beyond the limits imposed by the Constitution and created new standards that have never been recognized by the U.S.
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Courts block Republicans' voter ID laws – for now

Courts block Republicans' voter ID laws – for now | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - Earlier this year, voting rights advocates foresaw a cloud over this year's election because new voting laws in Republican-led states tightened the rules for casting ballots and...
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New Challenges Facing the Constitution

New Challenges Facing the Constitution | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
Readers respond to an Op-Ed essay about attacks on the Constitution from the left and the right.
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Is the Voting Rights Act Doomed?

Is the Voting Rights Act Doomed? | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
The central question in the constitutional debate on the Voting Rights Act is whether times have changed enough to make the law obsolete.
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Goldman Research Implies Big Obama Electoral Win

Goldman Research Implies Big Obama Electoral Win | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
Goldman Sachs employees have done more to help defeat President Obama this election, but according to the firm's research, it looks like Obama will win.
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Arizona's U.S. House races close

Arizona's U.S. House races close | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
Arizona's U.S. House races close,Whether Arizona will send a Republican-majority delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives — or elect a rare delegation led by Democrats — remained too close to call early Wednesday morning.
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Flake defeats Carmona in Senate race

Flake defeats Carmona in Senate race | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
Flake defeats Carmona in Senate race,Republican Jeff Flake has beaten former surgeon general Richard Carmona in the race to fill Arizona's U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Republican Sen. Jon Kyl.
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Arpaio wins sixth term

Arpaio wins sixth term | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
Arpaio wins sixth term,Preliminary election results based on early balloting showed incumbent Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio leading his challenger, former Phoenix police Sgt. Paul Penzone.
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Minnesotans on marriage: 'Love is bigger than government'

Minnesotans on marriage: 'Love is bigger than government' | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
“This conversation does not end tonight, (RT @MinnPost: Minnesotans on marriage: 'Love is bigger than government' http://t.co/Guy1bzUe by @beth_hawkins...)...
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Whoever wins the White House, the culture war on women's choice goes on

Whoever wins the White House, the culture war on women's choice goes on | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
Chloe Angyal: Regardless of this election result, women face a long struggle to reverse Republican attacks on abortion and contraception rights (RT @ChloeAngyal: Real talk: regardless of who wins today, repairing the damage done to reproductive rights...
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In L.A., an Example of Government Abdicating Duty to Philanthropy

A battle over a Race to the Top grant application in Los Angeles points to a dynamic we’ve seen elsewhere: government looking to philanthropic dollars for what should be governmental funding commitments.
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NAACP: New laws assault minority voting rights

A slew of new state laws nationwide aimed at the election process designed to keep minorities from polls, NAACP says...
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Oct. 31: Obama's Electoral College 'Firewall' Holding in Polls

Oct. 31: Obama's Electoral College 'Firewall' Holding in Polls | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
President Obama continues to hold the lead in the vast majority of polls in Ohio, Wisconsin, Nevada and Iowa, the states that represent his path of least resistance toward winning the Electoral College.
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Romney, Dixie, and the Future of the Electoral College

As election day quickly - nay, mercifully - approaches, commentators have been contemplating the possibility that Barack Obama might win the election while losing the popular vote, and fact that…...
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Supreme Court will decide on Arizona voter ID law

Supreme Court will decide on Arizona voter ID law | DVUSD HS American - Arizona Government | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will weigh in on the controversy over voter fraud and decide early next year whether Arizona can require residents to show proof of their citizenship before they...
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