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U.S. Election Comm. Quietly Lets States Verify U.S. Citizenship

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Judicial Watch Sues Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Over Executive Order Granting 206,000 Felons Voting Rights

“Gov. McAuliffe’s felon voting rights ‘executive order’ is outside the law and undermines free and fair elections in Virginia,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton

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New-Voter Drive Targets Latino Immigrants

Latino advocacy and media groups are coordinating a major effort to spur eligible Hispanic immigrants, many angered by campaign rhetoric, to become U.S. citizens and register to vote ahead of the November election.

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The Obama Administration Wants to Make Sure Non-Citizens Vote in the Upcoming Election

Several well-funded organizations — including the League of Women Voters and the NAACP — are fighting efforts to prevent non-citizens from voting illegally in the upcoming presidential election.

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U.S. Election Comm. Quietly Lets States Verify U.S. Citizenship

Recognizing that voter identification is not sufficient, the government agency created by Congress to oversee the administration of elections has quietly reversed itself to allow states to verify U.S. citizenship before permitting voters to register. It’s a crucial issue that’s left the voter ID argument in the dust considering it’s…

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Two views of North Carolina’s voter-ID law

From The Washington Post: Minority turnout increased in 2014 in North Carolina under a law that included a “soft rollout” of the voter-ID law, similar to what happened in other states with voter-ID laws. The article quoted people comparing voter-ID laws to literacy tests used to disenfranchise minority voters during the…

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Judicial Watch Opposes Obama Administration Executive Action to Create Race-Based ‘Tribe’ in Hawaii

Grassroots Group Warns Hawaii Plan Is Racially Discriminatory, Unconstitutional and Would Set a ‘Dangerous Precedent’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced its opposition to an effort by the Obama administration to recognize a new race-based “tribe” of Native Hawaiians.  The government watchdog details how the Obama Interior Department’s

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The Racial Spoils System Invents a Tribe for Native Hawaiians

We call it the “Aloha Spirit”: the mood of welcome and inclusion that defines Hawaii, which has been a peaceful multicultural society longer than it has been a U.S. state. Now this harmony is being undermined by an effort to create a semi-sovereign, race-based tribal government.

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Hillary Clinton allies plan to troll Donald Trump on Snapchat

A super PAC supporting Democrat Hillary Clinton’s White House bid has released an anti-Donald Trump Snapchat filter for those “snapping” from Tuesday night’s Republican presidential debate.

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Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Requiring Fourth Circuit to Follow Three-Judge Court Act in Maryland Gerrymandering Challenges

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today a unanimous, 9-0 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overrules the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and affirms the Three-Judge Court Act, a law requiring three federal judges to be empaneled to try federal lawsuits concerning redistricting, voting rights, and other…

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Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court Order Halting Hawaii from Conducting Race-based Election Pending Appeal

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today responded to the Supreme Court’s issuance of an injunction halting a race-based “Native Hawaiian-only” election in Hawaii.  In August, Judicial Watch filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the five Hawaiian residents and one Texas resident of Hawaiian descent who oppose the discriminatory election…

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Supreme Court Digs Into Redistricting

Evenwel, therefore, pits federalism against the right to vote—a right Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton told Bloomberg BNA protects all the other rights we have.

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With Legal Aid, Immigrant Advocates Turn Focus to Citizenship

With anti-immigrant sentiment soaring among Republican presidential candidates, and immigration reform stalled in Congress and the courts, New York advocacy groups, with the support of the Obama administration, are redoubling their efforts in one area they can control: citizenship. They are pushing to convert as many of the country’s 8.8 million green card holders

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Hawaii Is Holding an Election That Only Allows People of Certain Racial Background to Vote

That would be federal district court Judge J. Michael Seabright (a George W. Bush appointee, surprisingly enough).

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Judicial Watch trying to halt election that’s based on … race!

The government watchdog Judicial Watch on Thursday announced the filing of a motion to stop the scheduled count of votes.

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A Federal Judge Refuses to Stop a Jim Crow-Type Election in Hawaii

It’s bad enough having a state hold an election that is racially discriminatory. Now we have a judge willingly to allow it to move forward.

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Judicial Watch Asks Appeals Court to Halt Race-Based, Separatist Election in Hawaii

State Uses “One Drop of Blood” Rule to Define Voter Eligibility in “Native-Hawaiian”-Exclusive Vote (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed an Urgent Motion for Injunction with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to stop a race-based, state-sponsored, Hawaiians-only election that violates the…

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Judge to rule Friday on fate of Native Hawaiian election

A federal judge said he will rule on Friday whether an election process underway for Native Hawaiians can proceed.

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Judge to Rule Friday on Fate of Native Hawaiian Election

A federal judge said he will rule on Friday whether an election process underway for Native Hawaiians can proceed.

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209 native Hawaiian candidates announced for constitutional convention

The process could result in no change at all, or forge the framework for a future Native Hawaiian government.

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Chinese Magnate Is Accused of Lying About Millions in Cash He Brought to U.S.

When Ng Lap Seng, a Chinese real estate magnate, travels to the United States, he tends to do so in style — either flying commercial or on one of his private jets. And, the authorities say, he often comes with cash.


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