McConnell says Democrats’ bid to restore Voting Rights Act is a ‘power grab’

McConnell says Democrats’ bid to restore Voting Rights Act is a ‘power grab’

Victor Landa January 30, 2019

WASHINGTON – The battle over voting rights ahead of the 2020 election is officially on in Congress, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insisting Democratic-led efforts to strengthen voting rights laws […]

Trump voting panel tells states to hold off sending data while court weighs privacy impact

Victor Landa July 11, 2017

By Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post (5 minute read)   President Trump’s voting commission on Monday asked states and the District to hold off submitting the sweeping voter data the […]

While everyone’s watching Trump’s Tweets he’s gathering information on every voter in the country

Victor Landa June 30, 2017

By Victor Landea, NewsTaco (2.5 minute read)   Let me see if I can pry your attention away from Trump’s off-the-rails Tweets, because this is important. A Washington Post headline warns: Trump’s […]

Politics and the abuse of language

NewsTaco May 26, 2015

By  Dr. Herny Flores, NewsTaco Don’t you just love languages? They carry the thoughts, feelings and deepest sentiments of a people.  Language describes and defines.  Language expresses philosophies, ideologies and […]

Greg Abbott’s bogus voter fraud crusade

Mary Mata March 24, 2014

By Zachary Roth, msnbc Since taking office in 2001, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has called voter fraud an “epidemic,” and made cracking down on it a top priority. Now, as he […]

‘Voter Fraud’ Billboards: Clear Channel Asked To Remove Ads

Mary Mata October 22, 2012

By Leigh Owens, Huffington Post Latino Voices Color of Change, the nation’s largest online civil rights organization, is taking on media heavyweight Clear Channel over billboards that the advocacy group claims […]

Republicans Find Voter Fraud in Their Ranks

NewsTaco September 28, 2012

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco So while the GOP is making noise and guarding the front door against alleged voter fraud – launching voter ID offensives in 22 states of the […]