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Voting Law Changes in 2012: Several additional news outlets, including the Washington Post, Mother Jones, the Huffington Post, and the Associated Press, have highlighted the Brennan Center’s new report on the impact of voter suppression laws.
Meetings of the congressional “Super Committee” have been mostly off-limits, unless you’re a lobbyist, Politico reports.
“Civil rights lawyers on Monday raised the first opposition to New York Police Department efforts to spy on Muslims, an operation that politicians have been reluctant to even discuss.” – AP
An “Occupy DC” movement may be brewing in the nation’s capital to protest the influence of corporate money in the political system, Suzy Khimm writes at the Washington Post.
PBS Media Shift on the onslaught of negative attack ads in the post-Citizens United world.