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Democrats rip Rick Scott for signing voter bill; ‘coward’, ‘power grab’

Democrats didn’t hold back their disgust at a voter bill — or as some call it, a voter suppression bill — signed by Rick Scott on Thursday.

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UPDATE: Rick Scott signs voter bill; Miami Republican’s lawsuit left hanging?

BREAKING NEWS: Gov. Rick Scott has signed a controversial voter bill that critics say will disenfranchise voters. The bill reduces the early voting period to 8 days from 14, bars people from changing their address at the polls, and imposes … Continue reading

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Florida Dems ask feds to investigate GOP election law

Florida’s Democratic delegation joins Bill Nelson in asking for a federal investigation of a draconian new election law set to be signed by Gov. Rick Scott.

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Mission accomplished? League of Women Voters to halt voter registration in Florida due to restrictive new law

Florida Republicans push through a new law that places onerous restrictions on voter registration organizations, and voters. Now, the League of Women Voters says it’s getting out of the voter registration business in the state.

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UPDATED: Bill Nelson warns Rick Scott: veto election bill or I’ll call in the feds

Senator Bill Nelson doesn’t mince words in a letter to Florida governor Rick Scott: veto a controversial election bill, or prepare to answer to the Justice Department.

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Permanent Minority Rule: FL GOPers wreck the state, make it harder to vote them out

When you’re busy destroying Florida, by turning it into a third-world tax haven, where developers have free reign, women are all-but strapped to the gurney and forced to give birth, and public schools are reduced to test taking factories manned … Continue reading

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Florida Republicans’ war on voting continues

Florida Republicans look to shorten the early voting period, make it harder to change your voting address, and force more people into provisional ballots, which are often not counted. Meanwhile, they find ways to make absentee voting easier. Guess which … Continue reading

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Florida Republicans setting up voting roadblocks for students, bloggers

With the 2012 election looming, and the state Senate president running for the Big Time Senate, Florida Republicans figure there’s some fixin’ that needs to be done to make sure those pesky young voters and their blogger friends don’t get … Continue reading

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