Posts by Damon Daniels

Last night, John Legend and Common won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Glory,” the theme song for the Civil Rights era film “Selma.” In their acceptance speeches, Common aligned the...
February 23, 2015 | Damon Daniels
Same‑Day Registration in Illinois is now permanent. Yesterday afternoon, the Illinois General Assembly passed Senate Bill 172 (SB 172), a sweeping election bill that allows voters to register and...
December 4, 2014 | Damon Daniels
Make no bones about it: Election Day 2014 was not a good day for progressives. But the overall debacle did include one silver lining, as the people of Montana fought back a repeal of Same-Day...
November 7, 2014 | Damon Daniels
Update: By a 5-4 vote, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution passed the resolution today.
June 18, 2014 | Damon Daniels
Earlier this year, President Obama exercised his direct authority by signing an Executive Order to raise the wages of federally contracted employees to at least $10.10 an hour. This move is essential...
May 22, 2014 | Damon Daniels
Voting rights are under attack in the Buckeye State, again.
February 19, 2014 | Damon Daniels
Could Massachusetts become the next state to enact Election Day Registration? If today’s passage by the Commonwealth’s Senate chamber of omnibus voting bill S.1975 serves as indication, it very well...
January 16, 2014 | Damon Daniels
In the event that you haven’t caught wind of this, the Daily Show captured this man, NC GOP official Don Yelton, sticking both feet into his mouth re: NC voter suppression:
October 25, 2013 | Damon Daniels