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A number of voting-rights measures are bound for states’ ballots this year. In Florida, for example, voters will weigh whether ex-felons should be allowed to vote. In Maryland, voters will decide whether people should be allowed to register to vote...
Last Tuesday, primary elections were held in four states - Maine, Nevada South Carolina and Virginia - and a special election was held in Wisconsin.
Support for President Trump continued to be a key factor in GOP primaries. Corey Stewart eked out...
NY AG SEEKS AUTHORITY TO PROSECUTE PRESIDENTIAL PARDONEES:
NEW YORK Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is seeking to change the state’s double jeopardy law to exempt cases involving presidential pardons. The change, if approved by the state’s...
Although there appears to be broad public support for some gun control measures , federal action on any of them seems unlikely in the current political climate.
“The possibility of evidence-based firearm laws has become so politically toxic...
The mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas last week that left 59 people dead has displaced the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando last year, in which 49 people were killed, as the deadliest such attack in modern U.S. history...
Last month Nevada made history by becoming the 36th state to ratify the federal Equal Rights Amendment, stipulating that “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.”...
Last month Republican attorneys general of 15 states sent a letter to U.S. House and Senate majority and minority leaders Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), Nancy Pelosi (D-California), Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) and Harry Reid (D-Nevada) expressing their concern...