Supreme Court Blocks Ruling Ordering North Carolina to Redraw Gerrymandered Districts

The Supreme Court announced late Thursday that it would temporarily block a federal court ruling ordering North Carolina to redraw its congressional maps because of partisan gerrymandering. The Supreme Court’s decision could give Republican candidates a significant advantage as they face the state’s upcoming midterm…

Affirming Our Vibrant Democracy, Virginia Officials Will Draw a Name to Determine Winner of House Race

Nearly eight weeks of a truly harrowing ballot recount debacle will come to a close tomorrow, when Virginia officials will finally determine the winner of a tied, highly contested state house race in the state’s 94th district in the most democratic way possible: by randomly drawing a name out of a bowl in a crowded…

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More Than Half of White Women Plan to Vote for an Accused Sexual Predator (Again)

In the weeks since eight women have come forward with stories of Roy Moore’s habitual predation involving very young girls, the prospective senator has been creeping back into favor with all sorts of equivocating groups: the RNC, conservative evangelical pastors, presidents who have bragged about assaulting women on…

Republicans May Have Found a Win-Win Solution to Their Roy Moore Problem: Sending Jeff Sessions Back to AL

After a fifth woman came forward on Monday to accuse Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was 16—coupled with new reporting that Moore was literally banned from the local mall for scoping out teen girls—Republican leaders in Washington are in full-on damage control, but they may…