Jacob Porter
Jacob Porter
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Facebook Voter Registration By Washington State Will Become Commonplace

The State of Washington has recently announced that it will integrate its online voter registration capabilities into Facebook. This is safe, fair, and smart.

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Voter ID Bills Under Fire in Michigan and Pennsylvania

While Independence Day came and went, a study found that over 750,000 registered voters may be disenfranchised in Pennsylvania alone in 2012. At the same time, Michigan rises about the fray.
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Mexico Election Results 2012: 3 Things Americans Need to Know About New Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto

Mexicans have elected a dashing new president from PRI, the party ousted in 2000 because it was highly corrupt. President Peña Nieto will bring changes that the US must be aware of and act upon.
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Romney Obamacare Decision Response Nothing But Doublespeak

Mitt Romney's reaction to the Supreme Court decision was dishonest, counterproductive, and done for show. He distorted facts on the Affordable Care Act but offered no coherent alternate policy.
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New Syria Violence: Turkey Sends Troops Toward Syria After Fighter Jet Shot Down

Turkey faces an important decision on how to deal with the recently aggressive Syria. Military pressure coupled with a safe haven for Syrian opposition would be the right move.
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Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Will Prevent College Students from Voting

Pennsylvania's new voter ID law has complex, strict requirements for students wishing to use their student ID as their voter ID. As a result, some students will lose access to the ballot.

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New Michigan Law Will Hurt Voter Turnout at Election 2012

A new Michigan law will impede the work of voter registration organizations and restrict access to the ballot for thousands of eligible voters.