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  • Not All Voters Equal as States Move to Two-Tier Ballots

    Arizona and Kansas, where top state posts come up for grabs next year, are creating two-tiered voting systems to bar some residents from casting ballots in all but congressional races unless they prove they’re U.S. citizens.

  • Arizona, Kansas Sue U.S. Over Voters Proof of Citizenship

    Arizona and Kansas sued the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, seeking a court order forcing it to amend voter registration forms for those states so that people signing up are required to prove they’re citizens.

  • Castro Predicts Strong Win Among Latinos for Obama (Transcript)

    San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro predicted President Barack Obama will win at least 70 percent of the Hispanic vote, describing Republican challenger Mitt Romney as “the most conservative candidate that the Latino community has ever seen.” Castro, the convention’s keynote speaker on Sept. 4, was interviewed today at a Bloomberg/Washington Post breakfast in Charlotte, North Carolina.

  • Obama Administration Deferred Deportation Suit Thrown Out

    Ten U.S. immigration agents lost a challenge to an Obama administration initiative to defer deportation of some people who are in the country illegally.

  • Rubio Faults Pentagon Over Filmmaker Access (Transcript)

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that President Barack Obama’s administration’s cooperation with a Hollywood moviemaker on a film about the top-secret Navy unit that killed Osama bin Laden is the type of action that could “impact the ability to carry out similar operations in the future.”

  • Voter ID Laws Paint Republican Party Deeper Into a Corner: View

    When President George W. Bush departed Washington in 2009, he left behind a world of trouble and a golden opportunity for his party. Bush arguably did more than any Republican in his lifetime to scrub the taint of racial politics from the party’s brand. What’s more, his efforts were gaining supporters.

  • Boston Bombings Intensify Calls to Boost Border Security

    Senate Republicans are stepping up their call to strengthen U.S. border security standards in a proposed immigration law, as the plan’s authors urge lawmakers not to let the Boston Marathon bombings sap momentum.

  • Boston Bombings Intensify Calls to Boost Border Security

    Senate Republicans are stepping up their call to strengthen U.S. border security standards in a proposed immigration law, as the plan’s authors urge lawmakers not to let the Boston Marathon bombings sap momentum.

  • Voter Proof-of-Citizenship Law Voided by Supreme Court

    The U.S. Supreme Court threw out an Arizona law requiring evidence of citizenship when people register to vote, in a victory for minority-rights advocates and the Obama administration.

  • Kansas Shows What’s the Matter With GOP Immigration Stand

    The nation’s newest melting pot is Liberal, Kansas, a Dust Bowl enclave on the Oklahoma border that reflects the Democratic Party’s best chance for strengthening its grip on U.S. presidential elections.

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