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Ari Berman


  • How the GOP Rigs Elections

    With a combination of gerrymandering, voter-ID laws and dark money, Republicans have tipped the political scales in their favor. Will it be enough to keep Democrats from claiming victory in 2018?

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  • Welcome to the First Presidential Election Since Voting Rights Act Gutted

    America will vote for president in a country where it's easier to buy a gun than vote in many states

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  • Florida GOP Takes Voter Suppression to a Brazen New Extreme

    Republicans are doing all they can to depress Democratic turnout -- in a state that could decide the presidential election.

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  • GOP War on Voting Targets Swing States

    The campaign to suppress Democratic votes hits Pennsylvania and Virginia, with Congress and the White House at stake

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  • GOP War on Voting: AG Holder Joins the Fight

    Attorney General Eric Holder didn’t say much that we didn’t already know in his speech on voting rights last night at the LBJ presidential library in Austin. But in light of the GOP’s unprecedented campaign to block Democrats from voting, Holder's full-throated defense of the franchise was encouraging. The ACLU called the AG's remarks "historic." […]

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  • Congress Investigates GOP War on Voting

    In the current issue of Rolling Stone, I examine how Republican officials in a dozen states have passed new laws this year designed to impede voters at every step of the electoral process. It's a widespread, deliberate effort that could prevent millions of mostly Democratic voters, including students, minorities, immigrants, ex-convicts and the elderly, from […]

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  • The GOP War on Voting

    In a campaign supported by the Koch brothers, Republicans are working to prevent millions of Democrats from voting next year

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  • Just Say Now

    Californians will vote this fall on whether to legalize marijuana — and the measure has a real shot at passing

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