Democrats are Losing the "War Against Voter ID"

With one month to go before the 2014 midterm elections, the Democrats are losing the “war against voter ID,” and bad. As explained by John Fund and Hans Von Spakovsky,

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ICMYI: NY Ballot Box Stuff Scheme Now Importing People from Israel

In the last two years in New York we thought we had seen it all when it comes to vote fraud but apparently not. In the tiny town of Bloomingburg, New York, voters are even coming from Israel in a scheme, in the words of a judge to “stuff the ballot box.”

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Are Californians Tiring of Liberal and Incompetent Election Administration?

The Help America Vote Act was passed in 2002.  One of its requirements was states clean up their voter rolls.  In the twelve years since then, California is the only state not to comply with this provision.  Worse, the office has languished under Democrat control where nothing is done and even the LA Times points out that there is “little urgency.”

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Another "Win" for Campaign Finance Freedom

On September 20, 2014, a Colorado District Court ruled on the pending case regarding political party contribution limits for the Colorado Republican Party’s independent expenditure committee (IEC). District Judge Robert L. McGahey, Jr. granted summary judgment for the Colorado Republican Party (CRP).

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We Need a Special Counsel to Investigate IRS Targeting of Conservatives

On May 7, 2014, a bipartisan House Resolution was passed, calling for Eric Holder to appoint a Special Counsel in the investigation of the IRS targeting of conservative groups.

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RNLA Responds to Dirty Tricks by Arkansas Official Illegally Cancelling Registration of Republican Attorney General Candidate

The RNLA has responded to news that Larry Crane, a Democratic County Clerk in Arkansas, has cancelled the voter registration of the Republican candidate for Attorney General, Leslie Rutledge, a step almost certainly in violation of federal law. The clerk, citing Rutledge’s registration in both Washington, DC and Arkansas, cancelled the candidate’s registration on Tuesday, only 34 days before the November election notwithstanding the fact that Rutledge renewed her voter registration and voted in Arkansas after no longer residing in Washington, DC. The National Voter Registration Act prohibits officials from conducting these types of activities within 90 day period before a federal election. 

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Obamacare Loses Again

Yesterday, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt won a victory for the rule of law when he successfully challenged illegal subsidies used to compel states to accept Obamacare. In a decision in favor of the State of Oklahoma's motion for summary judgment, US District Judge Ronald White ruled that the IRS provision enacted outside of congressional authority was "arbitrary, capricious, and abuse of discretion or otherwise not in accordance with the law."  In 2012, General Pruitt was the first to file a lawsuit challenging the use of taxpayer-funded subsidies to enforce Obamacare in states that had chosen to not establish a healthcare exchange under the law. General Pruitt said of the victory:

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Another Democrat State Representative in Hot Water Over Voter Fraud

Connecticut State Representative Christina Ayala (D-Bridgeport) was arrested September 26 on 19 charges of voting fraud.

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Washington Post’s Reckless Reporting on Virginia’s Photo ID Law

On Friday, The Washington Post took a page from the playbook of left-wing groups such as the Brennan Center in some seriously irresponsiblereporting hyper-inflating the number of Virginians who lack a proper photo ID to vote. In reporting on Virginia’s new photo ID law to take effect this November, the article reported that over 450,000 voters in Virginia may lack a proper ID to vote. After Virginia’s Department of Elections called them out on the inaccurate number, the Post issued a correction and revised the number downward to 200,000, an improvement but still not the actual number.

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Eric Holder’s Disgraceful Voting Legacy

There is a big distinction between White House Counsel and Attorney General.  The Attorney General is supposed to be the country’s lawyer while the White House Counsel is the President’s lawyer.  Yet, Eric Holder was more political than the White House Counsel.  Actually, he was more like a political party counsel.  Three quick examples. 

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