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Complaint Against 'Illegal' Electioneering by Rove's 'Non-Profit' Crossroads GPS Inflames Stark Partisan Divide at Federal Election Commission 31.7.2014 BradBlog
While Congressional Republicans are busy filing a lawsuit against President Obama, in a purported attempt to bring accountability for...failing to enforce the law...or something, Republican Commissioners on the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) are going to extraordinary lengths to avoid enforcing the law. In the bargain, its GOP Commissioners are railing against ...
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KPFK 'BradCast': The Good Fight Continues... 24.7.2014 BradBlog
This week's BradCast on KPFK/Pacifica Radio was a fund drive show for the station, but it included some interesting stuff along the way, including an in-studio visit with documentary filmmaker and election integrity advocate John Wellington Ennis, who's newest film, Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes, has its L.A. "green ...
Aborted Statewide Controllers Race 'Recount' Reveals Its a Great Time to Steal a CA Election 22.7.2014 BradBlog
Over the weekend state Assembly John Pérez called off his request for a statewide "recount" in the state Controllers primary race, despite the results from the June primary remaining the closest in a statewide race in California history. The vast majority of ballots never received a review by human eyeballs. ...
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'I Never Realized Voter ID Fraud Had Not Been Proven': A RWer's Admission on NC Talk Radio 22.7.2014 BradBlog
During an appearance last week on the Allan Handelman Show on WSJS in North Carolina -- a state, like almost every one in the union now, where non-corporatist, non-wingnut views are almost non-existent over our public airwaves -- I was discussing the state Republicans' new voter suppression law, which is, ...
Tricky Dick, Still Tricking Everyone 21.7.2014 BradBlog
Citing a related-ish piece of mine last week over at Salon, Paul H. Rosenberg attempted to slay yet another Zombie Myth that just won't die over the weekend: The myth that JFK "stole" the 1960 election from Richard Nixon, and that Nixon was just too much of a gracious statesman ...
GOP Voter Fraud Queen Ann Coulter Urges MS Senate Candidate to NOT Pursue Fraud Concerns 12.7.2014 BradBlog
Funny thing. For some reason, professional, weapons-grade Rightwing troll Ann Coulter doesn't think her fellow Republicans should waste their time looking into issues of vote fraud. We wonder why. Coulter, writing an op-ed in Jackson, Mississippi's Clarion-Ledger yesterday, is hoping to urge Republican "Tea Party" Senate candidate Chris McDaniel to not ...
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Challenging 'The Nation's Most Restrictive Voter Suppression Law' and More: KPFK 'BradCast' 10.7.2014 BradBlog
We had a very enlightening conversation with The Nation's Ari Berman, straight out of the courtroom in North Carolina, on today's KPFK/Pacifica Radio BradCast. Ari is in NC covering this week's hearings in federal court challenging what we've described as "the nation's most restrictive voter suppression law", as enacted by state ...
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A Reminder About the 'Sourcing' of Pretend Journalist Matthew Boyle, the Man Who Published the Fake Menendez/Hooker Story 10.7.2014 BradBlog
With the story about the 2012 hit job against NJ's Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez back in the news, it seems a good time to remind folks about the clown, Matthew Boyle, who originally wrote the now-discredited article breaking the fake "news" at Tucker Carlson's The Daily Caller. We had a run-in ...
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'Green News Report' - July 8, 2014 9.7.2014 BradBlog
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Japan hit with monster typhoon, while Hurricane Arthur breaks a record on the US East Coast; No time for deniers: BBC smacked for false balance in climate change coverage; Voters reject climate change-denying politicians; Paltry fine for Freedom Industries poisoning drinking water in WV; Oklahoma ...
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Hearings Begin in Federal Challenge to Nation's Most Radical Voter Suppression Law in NC 8.7.2014 BradBlog
The case against North Carolina's radical voter suppression law begins hearings today, as the U.S. Dept. of Justice, the ACLU, the League of Women Voters and other plaintiffs seek a preliminary injunction on the most sweeping and restrictive "election reform" bill in the nation. After Republicans took over both the legislature ...
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Iowa SoS Race Provides Further Evidence We May Have Reached Peak GOP 'Voter Fraud' Fraud 4.7.2014 BradBlog
If the race for Sec. of State in Ohio is any indication, we may have still more evidence now to suggest that the decade-long Republican effort to enact disenfranchising poling place Photo ID restrictions, under the guise of fighting "voter fraud", may be turning a corner toward its final end ...
My Interview at 'OpEd News' on the Death of CA's 'Recounts for the Rich' Bill (And a Bit More) 1.7.2014 BradBlog
I was interviewed over the weekend by OpEd News' Joan Brunwasser on the death of the recent 'Recounts for the Rich' legislation that had been sailing through the CA legislature until The BRAD BLOG's exclusive exposé detailing exactly what it would mean for citizen election oversight highlighted the dangers of ...
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Did McDaniel Commit 'Voter Fraud' in His Own GOP U.S. Senate Primary Runoff in Mississippi? 28.6.2014 BradBlog
Mississippi's disgruntled Republican U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel may want to be very careful about what seems to be his current hope of challenging the results of his GOP primary runoff last Tuesday, at least based on the "ineligible" voters he claims cast ballots across the state. If he's too ...
KPFK 'BradCast': Scott Walker's Corruption Case is MUCH Bigger Than Scott Walker 26.6.2014 BradBlog
The case against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), charging that he ran a "criminal scheme" by coordinating his 2012 recall election campaign with about a dozen "outside" groups, is about much more than just Walker and his corruption. On this week's BradCast on KPFK/Pacifica Radio, I spoke with Brendan Fischer, general ...
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CA Legislation Restricting 'Recounts' to the Wealthy is Gutted Following BRAD BLOG Exposé 26.6.2014 BradBlog
A controversial California election reform bill that had been sailing through the state legislature with the inexplicable support of Democrats after being authored by a Republican lawmaker, has now been substantially rewritten -- some might say 'gutted'. And that's a very good thing, according to Election Integrity experts we've spoken with. Earlier ...
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'The Most Prolific Multiple Voter in Memory': More 2012 Republican Voter Fraud Discovered in WI 25.6.2014 BradBlog
Back during the 2012 election cycle, there were so many cases of voter fraud and voter registration fraud by Republicans -- even very very high profile ones -- that The BRAD BLOG found ourselves dubbing it the "Year of GOP Election Fraud". Well, it looks like there were even more GOP ...
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Shadowy Photo ID Voter Initiative Fails in CA 24.6.2014 BradBlog
Here's a bit of good news for California voters for a change: an effort to place a measure on the November 2014 ballot that would have implemented polling place Photo ID restrictions on voting in the Golden State has failed to gather enough signatures to qualify. Similar voting restrictions enacted by ...
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Bad Apples: Walker and Christie Both Targeted by Prosecutors According to New Reports 20.6.2014 BradBlog
It is not a good day for Republican Governors and potential 2016 GOP Presidential nominees Chris Christie and Scott Walker. Both men are making news today, and not in a good way. Wisconsin's Walker is at the center of what state prosecutors described as an extensive "criminal scheme" to illegally ...
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Got 90 Seconds to Help? 20.6.2014 BradBlog
We will be heading into election season proper in the months ahead. And we'd really like to be able to afford to cover it, and all that goes with it. As I've noted on a number of occasions over the past year or so, that is getting very difficult to ...
Cantor Unverified; RW Terrorism; MS Mystery; CA Recounts Only for the Rich: KPFK 'BradCast' 12.6.2014 BradBlog
It's been a stupid busy news week this week, but I tried to fit as much of it as possible into this week's BradCast on KPFK/Pacifica Radio. So grab a pencil to take notes and buckle up before listening. We've got a lot of exclusive reporting for you in this week's ...
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