Governor: Most whose rights were restored are nonviolent
Politics / Virginia

Governor: Most whose rights were restored are nonviolent

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office says 80 percent of more than 200,000 convicted felons whose voting and other civil rights he recently restored were convicted of nonviolent crimes. The governor’s office said Wednesday, May 11, that an analysis of the 200,000 convicted felons also shows that African-Americans accounted for 46 percent, … Continue reading

GOP says Clinton dividing Americans over voting rights
National / Politics

GOP says Clinton dividing Americans over voting rights

  HOUSTON (AP) — Republicans struck back Friday, June 5, against Hillary Rodham Clinton’s suggestions that they have attempted to disenfranchise voters systematically. They accused the Democratic presidential front-runner of running a divisive campaign and favoring lax controls on voting. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a potential GOP presidential candidate, said in Concord, New Hampshire, that … Continue reading