Donald Trump’s Lies About the Popular Vote - The New York Times

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". On Sunday, President-elect Trump unleashed a barrage of tweets complaining about calls for recounts or vote audits in several closely contested states, and culminating in this message: “In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally.” There is no evidence of illegal voting on even a small scale anywhere in the country, let alone a systematic conspiracy involving “millions.”

‘Plan C’ on Obamacare, Repeal Now, Replace Later, Has Collapsed - The New York Times

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"WASHINGTON — With their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in tatters, Senate leaders on Tuesday pushed to vote on a different measure that would repeal major parts of President Barack Obama’s health law without a replacement — but that plan appeared also to collapse. I cannot vote to repeal Obamacare without a replacement plan that addresses my concerns and the needs of West Virginians.”

The Latest Voter-Fraud Lie - The New York Times

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That unnerving remark — made on Sunday by Stephen Miller, a senior policy adviser to President Trump — sums up the new administration’s attitude toward the truth: We Decide, You Report. Start with New Hampshire’s secretary of state, Bill Gardner, who has been in office for four decades. “We

Loretta Lynch’s Parting Message - The New York Times

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Lynch said Monday, speaking to an interfaith group at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society Center in northern Virginia. The way we achieved voting equality in this country was always from the community level up,” she said. “It Loretta Lynch’s Parting Message - The New York Times

Did Blacks Really Endorse the 1994 Crime Bill? - The New York Times

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In final negotiations, Democratic leadership yielded to Republicans demanding that prevention (or “welfare for criminals” as one called it) be sliced in exchange for their votes. Ultimately, 26 of the 38 voting members supported the legislation. The New York Times

Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times

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Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times March 11, 2006 Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta By SHAILA DEWAN ATLANTA, March 8 — In-town living. In 1990, the per capita income in the city of Atlanta was below that of the metropolitan area as a whole, but in 2004 it was 28 percent higher, the largest such shift in the country, according to a University of Virginia urban planning study.

Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times

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Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times March 11, 2006 Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta By SHAILA DEWAN ATLANTA, March 8 — In-town living. In 1990, the per capita income in the city of Atlanta was below that of the metropolitan area as a whole, but in 2004 it was 28 percent higher, the largest such shift in the country, according to a University of Virginia urban planning study.

Presidents, Picking Justices, Can Have Backfires - New York Times

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Presidents, Picking Justices, Can Have Backfires - New York Times July 5, 2005 Presidents, Picking Justices, Can Have Backfires By TODD S. Twenty months (and many convivial dinners at the White House) later, in the middle of an election year, Justice Holmes voted against his progressive president in the biggest railroad trust-busting case of the time, United States v. Clark, a Truman appointee who voted against his 1952 seizure of the steel industry to avert a strike. "It

Presidents, Picking Justices, Can Have Backfires - New York Times

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Presidents, Picking Justices, Can Have Backfires - New York Times July 5, 2005 Presidents, Picking Justices, Can Have Backfires By TODD S. Twenty months (and many convivial dinners at the White House) later, in the middle of an election year, Justice Holmes voted against his progressive president in the biggest railroad trust-busting case of the time, United States v. Clark, a Truman appointee who voted against his 1952 seizure of the steel industry to avert a strike. "It

Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak - New York Times

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Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak - New York Times November 12, 2005 Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak By JONATHAN D. Judge Alito is part of the new breed of conservative libertarian jurists who are sensitive to safeguarding our free-speech freedoms," said Ronald K. Collins, a scholar at the First Amendment Center, a research and advocacy group in Virginia.

Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak - New York Times

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Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak - New York Times November 12, 2005 Bush's Conservative Judge Harbors Libertarian Streak By JONATHAN D. Judge Alito is part of the new breed of conservative libertarian jurists who are sensitive to safeguarding our free-speech freedoms," said Ronald K. Collins, a scholar at the First Amendment Center, a research and advocacy group in Virginia.

Kerry Gets Cool Response to Call to Filibuster Alito - New York Times

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Kerry Gets Cool Response to Call to Filibuster Alito - New York Times January 27, 2006 Kerry Gets Cool Response to Call to Filibuster Alito By DAVID D. And on Friday, Senator Joseph Biden, a Delaware Democrat and member of the Judiciary Committee who voted against Mr. Alito there, said he would not support a filibuster and doubted one would happen. Instead, the Senate will vote Monday on whether to close debate. No Republicans have said they will vote against him.

Kerry Gets Cool Response to Call to Filibuster Alito - New York Times

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Kerry Gets Cool Response to Call to Filibuster Alito - New York Times January 27, 2006 Kerry Gets Cool Response to Call to Filibuster Alito By DAVID D. And on Friday, Senator Joseph Biden, a Delaware Democrat and member of the Judiciary Committee who voted against Mr. Alito there, said he would not support a filibuster and doubted one would happen. Instead, the Senate will vote Monday on whether to close debate. No Republicans have said they will vote against him.

How the First Amendment Applies to Trump’s Presidency - The New Yorker

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The Justice was restating the central tenet embraced in New York Times v. Public officials who oversaw the 2016 election reported that there were scant numbers of votes cast illegally—virtually none compared to the more than 137.7 million votes, or 2.1

How the First Amendment Applies to Trump’s Presidency - The New Yorker

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The Justice was restating the central tenet embraced in New York Times v. Public officials who oversaw the 2016 election reported that there were scant numbers of votes cast illegally—virtually none compared to the more than 137.7 million ballots cast in total—but Trump can claim that, had it not been for massive voter fraud, he would have won the popular vote, which Hillary Clinton won by 2.9 million votes, or 2.1

Daily Kos: Justice Scalia's accidental argument for equal rights

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Nobody ever voted for that. An editorial in the New York Times called his view "outlandish.". For all of our progress and fractured glass ceilings, the only part of the Constitution that recognizes any rights for women is the 19th Amendment , which only protects womens' right to vote. While Afghanistan isn't a perfect model of egalitarianism, its founding document, at least, recognizes more rights for women than our singular American right to vote.