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Democracy and Voter Suppression

By Gary Hart One of the several wars left over by the Trump administration and the recent 2020 election is the explosion of initiatives, largely in red State legislatures, to restrict voting by limiting or eliminating absentee or mail-in ballots, requiring multiple identification documents, restricting voting hours and days, and generally discouraging people from voting.…
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March 26, 2021
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NEWSWEEK: The Big Lie Exception to the Filibuster Rule

By Dick Gephardt, Timothy E. Wirth And Tom Rogers Protecting American's right to vote is shaping up to be the central civil rights battle of the Biden presidency, and the massive effort to suppress that right needs to be addressed head on, now. Three months into 2021, some 253 pieces of legislation and counting have…
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March 24, 2021
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Liza Goitein: Emergency Powers Salon Video

Rule by Emergency Powers By Liza Goitein The history of tyranny is the history of emergency powers. Perhaps the most infamous example is Adolf Hitler’s invocation of emergency powers to dissolve the German legislature and destroy the German Republic. I want to thank my good friend and salon member Tim Wirth for sounding the emergency…
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March 13, 2021
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The Atlantic: Investigate Him

By Mary McCord Legal director at the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection Much of the discussion right now about how to hold President Donald Trump accountable for his role in the attack on the Capitol last week is focused on impeachment and the Twenty-Fifth Amendment. But criminal accountability is another option, and a criminal…
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January 13, 2021
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Newsweek: A Path to Reform: Make McConnell a Teammate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TupJZsoGuMI By Tom Rogers and Susan Del Percio While no one could have imagined the abuses our governing system would be forced to endure under the Trump presidency, we did learn where our constitutional and governing norms were vulnerable. The reforms necessary to strengthen and protect our system will require substantial public support, yet it…
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December 24, 2020