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Salon Article Salutes Minor Parties for Working Together for Fairer Elections
This Salon article by Matthew Rozsa says that the Libertarian and Green Parties have been working together to improve U.S. elections. Despite the expansive title, the only activism mentioned in the body of the article is the recent advance for more inclusive presidential debates. The article might have also mentioned that these parties, along with others, have been working together in ballot access lawsuits. Thanks to Eric Garris for the link.
Democratic Member Quits Election Commission, Setting Up Political Fight
Ann M. Ravel of the Federal Election Commission believes a stalemate among the panel?s members offers little hope of curbing campaign finance abuses.
The president repeated misleading statements on the vetting of refugees entering the United States and on the crime rate.
Trump Returns to Campaign Trail After a Month in Office
In Florida, the president put aside the stress of Washington governing and reprised many of his greatest-hits themes and lines from last year.
Texas Bill to Ban Straight-Ticket Device Gets a Boost
The Texas bill to ban the straight-ticket device, HB 433, has been re-numbered to HB 25. House bills with numbers of 40 or lower indicate that the leadership of the House considers such bills a priority. Thanks to Mark Miller and Jim Riley for this news.
Trump ?More Streamlined? Travel Ban Will Have a Rollout Plan
John F. Kelly, the secretary of Homeland Security, said a revised travel ban was coming that would apply to fewer people.
Trump to Interview 4 Candidates for National Security Adviser
Three of the candidates are military veterans, and the fourth is John R. Bolton, the former United Nations ambassador. David H. Petraeus is not in the running.
Town Hall Briefing: Republicans Charge Into Resistance at Tumultuous Town Halls
As lawmakers head home, their constituents will be waiting for them, at events like those in South Carolina and New York, and some may not be happy to see them.
Trump?s Dual Roles Collide With Openings in Dubai and Vancouver
Two new developments highlight the complications created when the president of the United States owns a sprawling real estate company.
A Worry on the Right That Trump?s Conservative Acts Are Fleeting
Despite a cabinet has been deemed the most conservative of any Republican president, some question whether President Trump will ultimately be loyal to their ideology.
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