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On July 24, a New Hampshire Superior Court in Strafford County struck down language on the New Hampshire voter registration form that seems to say that no one should register to vote in the state unless he or she has also registered one’s automobile in New Hampshire. The plaintiffs include some college students, who desire(More)?
Computer Failure Delays U.S. Visa, Passport Processing
A computer failure has caused major delays this week in the State Department's passport and visa issuing system, the agency said.
Why Honduras Could Be First Under U.S. Refugee Plan
A number of factors explain why young Hondurans could be first in line for a U.S. government plan to allow them to apply for entry as refugees, an idea floated by the White House as a possible means to get control over the flow of Central American migrants to the U.S.
Illinois Green Party ?Binder Check? Process Starts in Springfield
On July 24, the “binder check” process started for the Illinois Green Party. Because the party’s petition for statewide office is being challenged, the party must supply twelve individuals who will spend all day, during weekdays, sitting in a State Elections Board office and poring over each signature that has been challenged. The challengers must(More)?
Sen. John Walsh (D., Mont.) told a Montana radio host that post-traumatic stress disorder had nothing to do with plagiarizing a graduate school paper.
Democrats Release More from IRS Analyst?s Testimony on Missing Emails
House Democrats released more a partial transcript of investigators? interview with the IRS analyst who reported that a damaged hard drive at the heart of the mystery was merely ?scratched.? saying it shows that Republicans are overblowing the issue. The transcript seems to lend some support to both sides, however.
Seen this? New Gallup data is out showing 45 percent of the country identifies as ?independent.? Only 23 percent say they?re ?Republicans? compared to 29 percent who say they are Democrats. The GOP hasn?t seen its support rise above 25 percent in over a year, and Democrats have fallen three points in the last four months.… Read more ...
Eatonville, WA Dispatch: State Rep Challenged by Libertarian, Marijuana Supporter
By Pat Jenkins
An incumbent Republican, a Libertarian Party member and a candidate whose political affiliation is identified with marijuana are the choices for voters in the contest for state representative in the Second Legislative District in the primary election.
In voting that will end Aug. 5, Rep. J.T.… Read more ...
State-by-State Map: Where Migrant Children Are Placed
Here are data showing, state-by-state, where the children have been placed, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Ralph Nader: Governor Jerry Brown ? ?Standing? for the Presidency
By Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:
Most candidates run for the presidency, Governor Jerry Brown of California, however, is standing for President in 2016. Already having run unsuccessfully for President in three primaries ? 1976 and 1980 when Jimmy Carter won and in 1992 when Bill Clinton won ? the always interesting Brown has no intention of slogging it through the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries on this go-around.… Read more ...
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