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June 24, 2016

The donors who gave small contributions, in both D.C.'s mayoral and City Council races, were more racially diverse than the large...

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Immigration policy is considered the holy grail of policies when it comes to attracting Latino voters. Immigration is explicitly mentioned in the post-2012 Republican autopsy report as one of the...
June 23, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
The Rising American Electorate was credited with helping Barack Obama win the presidency in 2008 and his reelection in 2012. Comprised of people of color, women, and young people, this Rising...
June 16, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Shortly before I went on parental leave, an acquaintance asked me about my plans for the “three-month vacation” awaiting me. After explaining that I was going to take care of a newborn child full-...
June 16, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
The mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando is a heartbreaking event. A man terrorized a place of joy and pride, and now 49 people are dead, more than 50 are wounded, and the shockwaves throughout the LGBT...
June 13, 2016 | Heather McGhee


Chicago’s 2015 mayoral race was one of the most expensive in the nation’s history, with big donors playing an outsized role in financing both candidates’ campaigns. In fact, over 90 percent of the...
Plaintiffs, by and through their undersigned counsel, for their complaint against Defendant, allege as follows: 1. This action concerns the widespread and ongoing removal of eligible voters from the...

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