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 2017-09-20 14:49 

The Huffington Post

ACLU Is Going On Offense In Voting Rights Fight... +

If all were doing is filing lawsuits and fighting voter suppression, its just going to keep continuing....

 2017-09-20 14:49 

Yahoo News

ACLU Is Going On Offense In Voting Rights Fight... +

The American Civil Liberties Union is launching an effort to make it easier to vote in all 50 states after exaggerated claims of voter fraud have led to new restrictions in many places....

 2017-09-20 12:50 

International Business Times UK

Who is Millicent Fawcett? All about the first woman to get a statue in Parliament Square... +

Prominent suffragist played a key role in getting voting rights for women....

 2017-09-20 10:08 

McClatchy DC

ACLU moves from defense to offense, starting in Kris Kobachs home state... +

The ACLUs effort is part of an aggressive new approach from the longtime leading advocate for civil liberties, which is seeking to capitalize on a boom in membership and fundraising since Trumps election....

 2017-09-19 12:40 

Metro.co.uk

Electoral Commission suggests taking away online trolls' voting rights... +

Social media trolls should be banned from voting, the Electoral Commission has suggested. Taking away trolls' voting rights could deter them from attacking and harassing MPs - something that has......

 2017-09-18 21:05 

Breitbart.com

Survey: Half of Millennials Would Give Up Voting Rights to Pay Off Student Debt... +

Fifty percent of millennials claim that they would give up their right to vote if it meant wiping away their student debts, according to a new survey....

 2017-09-18 14:47 

The Local

[ Germany ]

Foreigners cast symbolic ballots in new initiative to give voting rights to all... +

Over the past week, 20 polling stations set up in central Berlin invited non-German citizens to cast a symbolic general election vote. Why is the right to vote important for these residents? The Local found out....

 2017-09-17 19:59 

Business Standard

Tata Sons seeks to tweak preference shareholder rights... +

Move could provide voting rights to such holders in case dividend is not paid for 2 yrs...

 2017-09-17 10:00 

The Guardian

Trump's 'election integrity' group is waging war on the right to vote... +

The presidents commission lead by Kris Kobach, a champion of repressive voting laws, could do significant damage to hard-won voting rights...

 2017-09-16 16:40 

Baltimore Sun

College Park vote on non-citizen voting was insufficient, city says... +

It turns out that the City of College Park did not have enough votes after all to grant voting rights to non-citizens, officials said Saturday. The College Park City Council voted 4-3 with one member abstaining Tuesday night on an amendment to the citys c...

 2017-09-15 20:37 

WMUR

[ NH ]

Kander calls NH ground zero for nationwide voting rights fight... +

Former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander has become a regular visitor to New Hampshire this summer, sparking speculation that hell be a presidential candidate in 2020....

 2017-09-15 18:05 

Daily Kos

Voting Rights Roundup: Supreme Court stays orders to redraw racially gerrymandered Texas districts... +

Leading Off ● Texas: In a major blow to voting rights, the Supreme Court ruled five-to-four along ideological lines on Tuesday to stay two recent lower court rulings that had ordered Texas Republicans to redraw their congressional and state House distric...

 2017-09-14 22:50 

Dallas Morning News

Lee statue, Dallas City Council, Jeb Hensarling and his no vote on aid, gun laws, rage control, voting rights... +

Council doesn't know bestRe: Lee rides on, for now -- Judge blocks removal despite 13-1 council vote, Sept. 7 news story.Why do most of you at......

 2017-09-14 18:04 

Dallas Morning News

From CPS heroes in Harvey to voting rights battles, everything that went right and wrong this week... +

CPS workers come through for kids in Hurricane HarveyAmong the many heroes in rescue efforts from Hurricane Harvey were Child Protective Services......

 2017-09-14 10:07 

Sputnik International

Voting Rights, Hillary's Book and More... +

Donald Trumps new Voting Commission is off to a rocky start. Garland and Lee discuss voting issues with guests Logan Churchwell and Andrea Miller....

 2017-09-14 08:15 

Sputnik International

Russia to Block 2018 PACE Payment Until Voting Rights Restored Senior Lawmaker... +

Russia will not submit the 11 million euro ($12.39 million) fee to participate in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in 2018 until the right to vote for national delegations is restored....

 2017-09-13 22:57 

Dallas Morning News

What you need to know about Texas' battle over gerrymandering allegations... +

AUSTIN In the latest chapter of Texas' extremely complicated battle over voting rights and the legality of its electoral maps, the U.S. Supreme......

 2017-09-13 21:33 

Raw Story

Another US city just gave noncitizens voting rights... +

A Maryland city voted Tuesday night to enfranchise noncitizens, the latest in a growing effort to expand immigrant voting rights. With a tie-breaking vote from the mayor, the City Council in College Park approved the measure to allow undocumented immigran...

 2017-09-13 20:54 

Raw Story

Trump may restrict voting rights ahead of 2020... +

A member of President Donald Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity was pushing fake news before its second meeting was even able to kick off on Tuesday afternoon. In an op-ed published by Breitbart just ahead of the meeting, Kris Kobach,...

 2017-09-13 19:03 

Newsweek.com

Donald Trump May Restrict Voting Rights Ahead of 2020... +

Trump's Election Integrity Commission seems focused on putting debunked claims about voter fraud under a magnifying lens....

 2017-09-13 15:53 

Daily Kos

After six years of waiting, Supreme Court delays a fix for Texas's illegal maps even longer... +

In a major blow to voting rights, the Supreme Court ruled five-to-four along ideological lines on Tuesday to stay two recent lower court rulings that had ordered Texas Republicans to redraw their congressional and state House districts. Earlier this year,...

 2017-09-13 15:00 

Baltimore Sun

College Park will allow non-citizens to vote in local elections... +

College Park has decided to allow non-citizens to vote in municipal elections. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the mayor and city council of College Park voted to make the change Tuesday night. It expands local voting rights to undocumented im...

 2017-09-13 13:40 

One America News Network

JPMorgan owns 11.33 percent of Ubisoft via contracts, options... +

PARIS - U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase & Co now indirectly owns 11.33 percent of Ubisoft 's shares and 10.33 percent of voting rights, French markets authority AMF said on...

 2017-09-13 13:39 

Reuters

JPMorgan owns 11.33 percent of Ubisoft via contracts, options... +

U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) now indirectly owns 11.33 percent of Ubisoft (UBIP.PA)'s shares and 10.33 percent of voting rights, French markets authority AMF said on Wednesday....

 2017-09-13 11:49 

Reuters

JPMorgan owns 11.33 percent of Ubisoft's shares, French regulator AMF says... +

JPMorgan Chase & Co now owns 11.33 percent of Ubisoft's shares and 10.33 percent of voting rights, French markets authority AMF said on Wednesday....

 2017-09-13 08:58 

Reuters

BRIEF-Reply: shareholders approve share split and double voting rights... +

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 2017-09-12 22:50 

The Birmingham News

Alabama probate judge: Election integrity group should look to expand, not limit, voting rights... +

King, the chief election officer and probate judge for Jefferson County, let the commission know how he felt about what he sees as an effort to keep people from voting rather than expanding the right to vote....

 2017-09-12 19:40 

Yahoo News

Missouri Activists Gather Outside Civil Rights Exhibit To Denounce Trump Voter Fraud Panel... +

ST. LOUIS While President Donald Trumps voter fraud commission met publicly for the second time on Tuesday, a coalition of voting rights groups gathered outside the Missouri History Museum here to denounce the panel and warn that Trumps commission will l...

 2017-09-11 21:10 

Washington Examiner

Hillary Clinton blames Chief Justice John Roberts for contributing to her election loss in new book... +

Failed presidential candidate blames the Supreme Court's decision that the Voting Rights Act was no longer necessary for hurting voter turno......

 2017-09-08 19:40 

Daily Kos

Voting Rights Roundup: State and national Republicans go all in on New Hampshire voter suppression... +

Leading Off ● New Hampshire: Granite State Republicans won full control over New Hampshire's state government in 2016 for the first time in over a decade, and as voting rights expert Zachary Roth recently detailed in a compelling exposé, the state GOP ha...

 2017-09-08 07:17 

The Local

[ Germany ]

Challenging what it means to be German: Meet the hip hop party running for election... +

The Local sat down with Raphael Hillebrand, founder of Die Urbane - Eine Hip Hop Partei. Find out why the artist supports immigration and more voting rights for foreigners in Germany yet rejects nationalism....

 2017-09-07 08:28 

The Scotsman

MSPs consider ending outright ban on prisoner voting rights... +

Green MSP Patrick Harvie will call for Scotland to become a beacon of fairness as he urges a Holyrood committee to back an end to the outright ban on prisoners voting....

 2017-09-07 07:53 

Japan Times

Western Digital seeks future voting stake of 16% in Toshiba Memory... +

Western Digital Corp. is planning to take just under 16 percent of the voting rights in Toshiba Corp.’s chip unit after it goes public in ......

 2017-09-07 01:24 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Western Digital in talks for stake in Toshiba chip unit after an IPO: Kyodo... +

Western Digital Corp is in talks to gain voting rights of just under 16 percent in Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit on the assumption that it will be listed in the future, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday....

 2017-09-07 01:20 

One America News Network

Western Digital in talks for stake in Toshiba chip unit after an IPO: Kyodo... +

TOKYO - Western Digital Corp is in talks to gain voting rights of just under 16 percent in Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit on the assumption that it will be listed in the...

 2017-09-07 01:17 

Reuters

Western Digital in talks for stake in Toshiba chip unit after an IPO: Kyodo... +

Western Digital Corp (WDC.O) is in talks to gain voting rights of just under 16 percent in Toshiba Corp's (6502.T) memory chip unit on the assumption that it will be listed in the future, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday....

 2017-09-07 01:05 

Reuters Canada

Western Digital in talks for stake in Toshiba chip unit after an IPO: Kyodo... +

Western Digital Corp is in talks to gain voting rights of just under 16 percent in Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit on the assumption that it will be listed in the future, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday....

 2017-09-07 01:05 

US News & World Report

Western Digital in Talks for Stake in Toshiba Chip Unit After an IPO: Kyodo... +

TOKYO (Reuters) - Western Digital Corp is in talks to gain voting rights of just under 16 percent in Toshiba Corp's <6502.T> memory chip......

 2017-09-07 01:04 

Reuters

Western Digital in talks for stake in Toshiba chip unit after an IPO -Kyodo... +

Western Digital Corp is intalks to gain voting rights of just under 16 percent in ToshibaCorp's memory chip unit on the assumption that it willbe listed in the future, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday....

 2017-09-07 00:19 

Washington Times

Eric Dreiband defends his record to Senate Judiciary Committee... +

President Trump's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division promised Congress on Wednesday that he is committed to prosecuting violations of the Voting Rights Act, and called voters' access to the ballot ...

 2017-09-06 20:09 

US News & World Report

The Latest: Civil Rights Nominee Says He'll Be Aggressive... +

The Washington labor lawyer tapped to be the Trump administration's top civil rights attorney is offering assurances of his commitment to defending voting rights and prosecuting hate crimes....

 2017-09-06 19:37 

Times Free Press

Civil rights nominee offers assurances he will be aggressive... +

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington labor lawyer tapped to be the Trump administration's top civil rights attorney offered assurances Wednesday that he is sensitive to voting rights and hate crimes, in the face of criticism of his record of defending lar...

 2017-09-06 01:54 

ThinkProgress

Two right-wing judges reinstate Republican-backed voter suppression law... +

In a stroke of horrible luck for voting rights advocates, a case involving Texas’ voter ID law, which was tossed out in its entirety by a federal trial court last month, was assigned to a three-judge appeals court panel that included two of the most...

 2017-09-05 09:33 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

The Morning Vertical, September 5, 2017... +

Your daily roundup....

 2017-09-01 19:54 

Kansas City Star

Jason Kander sends former campaign manager to run field office in Iowa... +

Jason Kander is sending his former campaign manager to Iowa, the state that holds the first presidential caucus, to run a field office for his national voting rights organization....

 2017-09-01 18:01 

Daily Kos

Voting Rights Roundup: North Carolina GOP replaces invalidated gerrymanders with brand-new ones... +

Leading Off ● North Carolina: Just days after releasing their proposals to the public, Republican legislators in North Carolina approved new maps on Wednesday for both the state Senate and state House. Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court had upheld...

 2017-09-01 10:45 

Fox Business

Shire plc Shire Plc : Total Voting Rights... +

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 2017-09-01 10:00 

US News & World Report

Voting Rights Battles Head to Supreme Court... +

New Justice Neil Gorsuch could prove to be the wild card in Supreme Court voting rights battles....

 2017-09-01 06:10 

VOA

Minority Votes Spark Congressional Battles in Texas... +

The U.S. Supreme Court stepped into Texas' congressional redistricting debate this week, temporarily halting an order to correct two districts that lower courts found disenfranchised minority voting rights. The court's stay is the latest in the years-long...

 2017-08-31 18:59 

Sputnik International

Warsaw Expects Go-Ahead for Tough EU Sanctions Following Merkel-Juncker Meeting... +

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss issues including Poland's EU voting rights. Speaking to Sputnik, Polish opposition politician Joanna Senyszyn warned that there was a good chance the Ger...

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