It happens every election: mysterious fliers, robocalls, malfunctioning machines that deny blacks the right to vote. Now the Republican Party has explicitly embraced the strategy.
I can’t identify too many threads that connect every single election I’ve ever covered. But one feature has been a constant through every election I’ve seen up close, from New York City Council elections to mayor to governor to senator to president: efforts to suppress the [...]
Louisiana’s Republican convention in Shreveport on Saturday resulted in unexpected assaults and arrests, including one man who had his fingers broken. Many were expectingdisagreements over the choice of delegates, especially after the state party’s executive committee issued 16 pages of new rules before the convention, but it’s doubtful that many guessed the severity of the disagreements. The Ron Paul campaign team explained the conflicts in detail.
According to Ron Paul and his campaign staff, 113 of [...]
Victoria N. Alexander
April 25, 2012
One day before the NY GOP Presidential primary, Vincent Reda, the First Vice Chairman of the NY Republican Party, made robo calls to voters declaring that all other candidates had dropped out of the race except Mitt Romney.
Doug Wead, Paul campaign advisor, notes that some GOP leaders have stooped pretty low trying to stop the Ron Paul campaign. Although many sources report that the GOP [...]
Police and organizers shut down proceedings at one of Missouri’s largest caucuses today, as Ron Paul supporters feuded with local GOP leaders.
“It’s like the Hatfields and the McCoys around here,” St. Charles County’s former GOP chairman told ABC News, after police arrived on-scene with a helicopter and removed Paul backers.
Here’s some video:
The GOP establishment has resorted to vote fraud in almost every state
Paul Joseph Watson
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Despite his runaway success in terms of straw poll victories, campaign contributions and grass roots energy, a plethora of evidence strongly indicates that Ron Paul is being cheated out of winning any of the Republican caucuses, with the GOP establishment desperate to prevent the Texan Congressman from building any kind of momentum that [...]
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Already they have interrupted Michele Bachmann and drawn a withering putdown from Newt Gingrich as “all noise, no thought.”
Now, to the dismay of Iowa Republicans, Occupy activists in Des Moines are vowing to expand their protests as GOP presidential hopefuls converge on the state that speaks first in the race for the party’s presidential nomination.
“The 99 percent have woken up and we’re not [...]
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Don’t look for Democrats in fiercely contested Virginia legislative elections to join President Barack Obama as he brings his campaign-style American Jobs Act bus tour to three cities there.
For that matter, don’t expect Tim Kaine, the former Democratic National Committee chairman and Virginia’s governor two years ago, to join his old ally either.
But one statewide elected official will join Obama: Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell, a GOP [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — So much for pushing back the start of primary season.
Despite efforts by both political parties to avoid a repeat of 2008 by delaying early presidential primaries and caucuses, states trying to increase their influence are leapfrogging their dates, threatening to push the first Republican contests into early January – again.
A Florida commission is expected to announce Friday that [...]
DES MOINES- Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn today detailed the voting rules and procedures for the 2011 Iowa Straw Poll. Strawn said the Iowa GOP worked in conjunction with Secretary of State Matt Schultz and Story County Auditor Lucy Martin to create a voting experience that mirrors any state or municipal election. Additionally, the Iowa GOP will require Straw Poll attendees to provide a photo [...]
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus is accusing President Barack Obama of violating federal law by filming a video for his campaign in the non-residential areas of the White House.
The video in question was a invitation to participate in a contest to win dinner with the president and Vice President Joe Biden. Preibus claims the video was filmed in the Map Room, on the ground floor [...]
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