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“Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization”: an inevitable decision

A pro-life protester holds a sign in the shape of the state of Mississippi outside the Supreme Court building on the day of oral arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Healthin Washington, DC on December 1, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) In less than four months, the Supreme Court will issue its […]

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Law must apply to all political campaigns – Manila Bulletin

In a political campaign season as hot as the coming summer, cool heads must prevail when it comes to campaign matters. It’s obvious – understandable too – that all campaigns want to be ahead, project a sense of invincibility and hide every inch of vulnerability. Since winning is paramount, all tricks of the trade are […]

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The Constitution Pa. belongs to all of us. Not a single political party | Patrick Beaty

By Patrick Beaty Article I of the Pennsylvania Constitution declares the basic rights of all citizens of the Commonwealth and in many ways defines the relationship between them and their elected representatives. Among the rights reserved for the people themselves is “the inalienable and inalienable right to modify, reform or abolish their government in such […]

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It’s Women’s History Month | THE JOLT NEWS ORGANIZATION, A WASHINGTON NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

By Mary Beth Harrington, CVA Growing up, I attended an all-girls primary and secondary school (I know, that explains a lot!). I remember one day we had a guest speaker. I remember the teachers were excited, so I thought this person must be especially important. I don’t remember the person’s name, but I remember the […]

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How not to lead a political party

BY OLALEKAN ADIGUN The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) – an umbrella body of state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) – met with President Muhammadu Buhari after the party’s long-awaited national convention was held. again been postponed by the Guardian and Extraordinary Planning Convention (CECPC), this time from February 26 […]

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No other political party had the backbone to remove triple talaq except BJP: Nadda

Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for passing a law against Triple Talaq, BJP National Chairman JP Nadda said on Saturday that no other party had the backbone to pull him out, they were only indulging in an appeasement policy. While campaigning for the Uttar Pradesh elections, Nadda in Sultanpur said: “The Supreme […]

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Punjab: Compulsory to declare criminal history by candidate, political party, says CEO

Candidates as well as political parties must publish a statement in widely circulated newspapers about the candidate’s background and give wide publicity in the electronic media. Wide publicity means that the same must be done at least three times after the filing of nomination papers. Disclosure of these details, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Punjab […]

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Obligation to declare criminal history by the running candidate, political party concerned: CEO of Punjab

CHANDIGAR: The candidate as well as the political party concerned must publish a statement in the widely circulated newspapers of the locality on the background of the candidate and also give wide publicity in the electronic media. Wide publicity means that the same must be done at least three times after the filing of nomination […]

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Advocacy in SC seeks action against political party that promises ‘irrational’ giveaways from public funds

A petition has been filed with the Supreme Court asking the Election Commission of India (ECI) to seize the election symbol or deregister a political party that promises or distributes “irrational gratuities” of public funds ahead of elections. He said there should be a total ban on such populist measures to obtain undue political favors […]

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Political campaigns can turn into long-term business ventures

For successful politicians, campaign organizations remain operational whether or not there is an election on the horizon. Voter Restriction Laws: Why Republican States Are Changing Them Republican states pass multiple voter restriction laws in response to Trump’s 2020 loss. Here’s how it could impact the midterm and 2024 elections. Just the FAQ, USA TODAY AUSTIN […]

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The Iconoclastic American Political Party – Eugene Weekly

The term “iconoclasm” comes from the Greek description of the movement to destroy cherished beliefs or revered institutions on the grounds that they are wrong or pernicious (Oxford English Dictionary). It is generally associated with opposition to the use of religious images (i.e. “icons”) as objects of veneration, but also applies to cultural, political and […]

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Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller launches ‘True and Fair’ political party to nearly empty room

An activist who took the government to court over Brexit today launched her own political party – but only 13 people showed up. Businesswoman Gina Miller’s new True and Fair party was unveiled to a nearly empty room as she promised ‘long overdue changes to British politics’. Ms Miller, who is the daughter of Guyana’s […]

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Gibson: Political party parity at work in Virginia’s proposed congressional redistricting maps | Columnists

Bob Gibson As a year of failed redistricting drew to a close, the Virginia Supreme Court handed Virginians what might be the fairest maps of the state’s legislative districts ever drawn. The High Court was given the thorny task of redistricting — drawing new maps for 11 congressional seats, the 40-member Virginia Senate and the […]

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Launch of Kick Big Tobacco OUT of California political campaigns

DEL MAR, Calif. — Flanked by California Attorney General Rob Bonta and Democratic lawmakers, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his support for a new package of gun safety laws to expand the state’s national protections against gun violence at a press conference on Friday. The head of the legislation being introduced is a bill that would […]

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‘Shouldn’t prevent a political party from campaigning’: SC orders Tripura under pretense of TMC | Latest India News

NEW DELHI: No political party should be prevented from campaigning and asserting its electoral rights, the Supreme Court said on Thursday as it ordered the Tripura government to take all necessary steps to maintain law and order to enable all political parties in the running to have the right to campaign without hindrance. peacefully before […]

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Federal Court Ruling Likely Allows Unlimited Money in Political Campaigns in Alaska

The 9th United States Circuit Court of Appeals building in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, file) A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned three of Alaska’s key limits on campaign contributions in a landmark ruling on Friday. The Alaska Public Offices Commission declined to comment on the ruling, saying […]

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Political campaigns fear they will be the next victims of ransomware

Political campaigns are beefing up their protections, fearing the next in a growing number of ransomware attacks will target them. Cybercriminals are attacking an ever-growing number of targets, from Colonial Pipeline to JBS USA. And political campaigns painfully know the risks after the 2016 attacks on the Democratic National Committee (DNC). “I think we’ve seen […]

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A new initiative to take corporate money out of state political campaigns

Efforts to get corporate money out of politics took another step forward with the introduction of a bill by Assemblyman Alex Lee that would ban corporate donations to candidates for public office. . “It’s not a magic bullet,” Lee said at a news conference today. “But it is important that we cut off all possible […]

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Who funds political campaigns and why should you care?

Even though the stakes have never been higher, the urge not to vote remains tempting (but you should, please don’t twist it). Much more than dissatisfaction with a candidate, one of the most discouraging factors at play is the seismic influence of money. The average voter is ridiculously ill-equipped to oppose the Goliath that is […]

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A new type of grassroots political organization?

Like the conservative Tea Party groups that rose up after Barack Obama was elected president in 2008 and helped Republicans retake the House and gain power in state legislatures in 2010, this new liberal movement emerged largely outside the traditional party structure. It is led by hundreds of thousands of middle-aged, mostly white, college-educated women, […]

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Media and political campaigns: from the era of free airtime to that of free online advertising

The growing influence of mass media in political campaigns has been a concern for campaign finance regulators around the world over the past few decades. The role of the media often goes beyond simply informing citizens about the positions of political parties and competing candidates; it often extends to the formation of the opinions of […]