National News Roundup: Year 4, Week 34 (September 6–12)

Constitutional Crisis Corner:

Your “Normal” Weird:

  • Election Oddities (Again). There was a significant amount of odd election news even discounting the sketchy Trump shenanigans listed above. In Florida, a federal appeals court blocked the re-enfranchisement of hundreds of thousands of denizens with criminal records who cannot afford to pay court fines. In slightly more positive Florida news, Mike Bloomberg also promised to spend at least $100M in the state to help Joe Biden’s campaign–and though he said he would support the campaign of whoever wins, this kind of donation from a former candidate has got to be an election first. And the Fourth Circuit is considering a North Carolina law that would require voters to show ID, which has been enjoined by state courts already and hopefully will remain enjoined through the November election.

The Bad:

The Good:



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Kara Hurvitz

Kara Hurvitz

Boots on the ground for social change, one step at a time.