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More Than 60,000 Formerly Incarcerated People Now Eligible To Vote In California

Tens of thousands of California citizens celebrated earlier this month when the Scott v. Bowen finally came to a close, allowing 60,000 formerly incarcerated people to vote

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VOICES

Bill Seeks To Improve Voter Access For Native Americans

Native Americans are 17 percent less likely to vote than non-natives—the Native American Voting Rights Act seeks to close that gap.

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Demos Fights Big Money, Calls For Democracy Reform

In its latest policy brief, public policy think tank Demos urges the next president of the United States to restore democratic power to the people. How? By challenging the influence of big money.

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Is America’s Democracy In Danger? Former President Jimmy Carter Thinks So

Has America really become an "oligarchy, with unlimited political bribery"?

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Fifty Years Later, The Fight For Voting Rights Continues In North Carolina

While the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act marks half a century of improved voter protections, the fight for truly equal voting rights continues to this day. And the battle is playing out especially vividly in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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What State Democracies Mean To Young People

A new report from the Center for American Progress brings to light an important question: just how vibrant is our democracy on the state level? And how are Millennials impacted?

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Make Progress National Summit Launches

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Police Officer Charged with Murder; Ferguson’s Voter Turnout Is Up; Woman Serves Divorce Papers On Facebook

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VOICES

Aaron Schock Resigns After Mileage Controversy; Oregon Implements Automatic Voter Registration; Study Explains Why You Can’t Put Down Your Ice Cream

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VOICES

Amongst Increased Racial Tensions Nationwide, The Voting Rights Act Is Under Attack

The 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches eventually led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Unfortunately, the historic legislation has devolved over the past few years, due to rulings by the Supreme Court and states across the country.

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Automatic Voter Registration May Come To Oregon; Jimmy Fallon Is The Flavor Of The Month; First Lady Michelle Obama On The Street With Billy Eichner

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