Articles Tagged “republican party”

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    Public Would Be Her Ally, Green Candidate Stein Says

    Green Party candidate Jill Stein believes that as president she could overcome partisan differences with Congressional Democrats and Republicans by using the media to rally public pressure to her side.

  • Restrictive Voting Laws: Making it Harder for Some to Vote

    In the 2008 presidential election, approximately 5 million more Americans voted than in 2004. And the voters were the most racially diverse in American history, with African-Americans, Latino, and Asian-American citizens voting in record number. Since the 2008 election, however, more than 30 states have introduced laws that make it harder to vote.

  • Only in America

    The massacre in the Aurora movie theater should surprise no one. After Virginia Tech, after Columbine, after Jordan Lee Loughner’s assault on Gabby Giffords, it should surprise no one. And that’s just the latest. Count on it, it’s going to happen again.

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    Right-To-Work Laws: A GOP Assault on Unions

    Right-to-work laws are a potent political symbol, causing serious adverse financial consequences for unions. The Democratic Party receives significant support from organized labor, who supply a great deal of the money, grass roots political organization, and voting base in support of the party. Thus, RTW is not only an assault on unions, but also on the Democratic Party, who rely on labor for support.

  • Puerto Rico: The GOP Primary, Latino Vote and Statehood

    There are about 21.5 million Latino voters now eligible to vote in the November 2012 presidential election, with about 60 percent registered to vote compared to 70 percent Black and 74 percent White. If registration drives are successful between now and the election, the number of eligible Latino voters will increase. Latino voters have a chance to influence the outcome for president in at least 24 states.