Ohio wants to take its early voting case to U.S. Supreme Court

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  Elections, Ohio, Voter Registration, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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By Josh Kaib | WatchdogWire.com
Ohio is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve its court battle over early voting.
Attorneys for the state asked the court Thursday to delay early voting hours forced upon the state by a federal judge. The day prior, a federal appeal court upheld the initial order, made Sept. 4 by U.S. District Judge Peter [...]

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In Vermont even fraudulent votes count

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  Elections, Issues, News, Politics & Elections, State Elections, Vermont, Voter Fraud, Voter Registration  /  No Comments

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With early voting under way and election day drawing near, Vermonters can rest assured that every vote counts. Fraudulent votes, legitimate votes, every vote.

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Burke’s fellow school board members: What plagiarism scandal?

By   /  September 25, 2014  /  Elections, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – In the wake of a plagiarism scandal dogging Democratic candidate for governor, Mary Burke, the Republican Party of Wisconsin is calling on the Madison Metropolitan School District to convene a special meeting to review the district’s plagiarism policies.

Perhaps the GOP shouldn’t hold its breath.

Some of Burke’s peers on the Madison School Board don’t see a scandal at all.

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Ohio city’s recall vote brings out ugly accusations

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  Elections, Ohio, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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By Josh Kaib | WatchdogWire.com
A new leader takes office, promising change. The chief executive tangles with the legislative body, and the fight leads to racial tension, disharmony, and gridlock. Meanwhile budgetary problems and legal issues continue to grow. Sound familiar?
No, this isn’t another story about President Obama’s declining popularity or the ‘do nothing’ Congress. In the [...]

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Mayoral candidate vows to take back Philadelphia schools

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  Education, Elections, News, Pennsylvania, State Government  /  No Comments

Ken Trujillo pledges to disband the SRC.

Philadelphia attorney Ken Trujillo has big plans. He wants to become Philadelphia’s next mayor and disband the School Reform Commission. On Wednesday, Trujillo declared his candidacy and pledged to get rid of the SRC in a meaningful location — right in front of school district headquarters.

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Vermont Gunners: Guns not safe with Shumlin

By   /  September 22, 2014  /  Elections, Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

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With a major gun control push in the works for 2015, Second Amendment advocates in Vermont are keeping a close eye on the governor’s race — and two prominent gunners say Vermonters’ guns aren’t safe with Gov. Peter Shumlin.

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