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Pat Loeb
August 25, 2018 - 10:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia will host the first meeting, in the Northeast region, for a national organization designed to get more young and diverse people involved in politics. Political activist Ravi Gupta helped found the arena after the 2016 elections left progressive politics...
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Sen. Cory Booker emphasized the importance of voting during a speech at the Marriott Hotel for the Progressive National Baptist Convention annual session.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 08, 2018 - 5:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sen. Cory Booker emphasized the importance of voting during a speech at the Marriott Hotel for the Progressive National Baptist Convention annual session — the platform Martin Luther King Jr. used up until his death. He reminded attendees of the seriousness ahead of...
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President Trump
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August 04, 2018 - 11:36 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration to investigate the 2016 presidential election uncovered no evidence to support the president's claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2017, file photo, spectators look down on the Nevada State Assembly on the opening day of the Legislative Session in Carson City, Nev. Nevada voters could soon make history by electing the country's first female-majority state legislature. Women, after winning a record number of primary contests last month, could make up nearly two-thirds of the statehouse by Nov. 7, 2018. AP Photo/Lance Iversen, file)
July 23, 2018 - 10:14 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada voters could soon make history by electing the country's first female-majority state legislature. Women, after winning a record number of primary contests last month, could make up nearly two-thirds of the statehouse by Nov. 7, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported . "In the...
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Voters get an early start on Primary Day at the Springfield Township building
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Tim Jimenez
May 15, 2018 - 10:06 am
SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday is Primary Day in Pennsylvania, and the polls are open until 8 p.m. The doors opened at the Springfield Township building when voting started at 7 a.m. Dozens of people made their way in to cast their ballots before work. There is a lot to sort through,...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says his Election Fraud Task Force will be on the lookout for any potential election law violations.
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Steve Tawa
May 14, 2018 - 1:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says his Election Fraud Task Force will be on the lookout for any potential election law violations, including campaigning in the voting area and voter intimidation. "There will be at least 60 assistant district attorneys...
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Jim Melwert
April 30, 2018 - 9:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the Pennsylvania primary just over two weeks away, how are Congressional races in the recently redrawn districts are shaping up? While there isn’t much suspense on the Republican side of the Congressional primaries, there are some crowded fields among Democrats...
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David Madden
April 17, 2018 - 7:01 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey is making it easier for residents to register to vote. With a stroke of a pen, Governor Phil Murphy made New Jersey the 12th state in the nation, along with Washington DC, to automatically register people to vote or update their information in dealings with...
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Pennsylvania Capitol
April 14, 2018 - 10:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The race for the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania governor has taken a nasty turn. York County state Senator Scott Wagner is the Republican Party’s endorsed candidate for governor. One of Wagner’s challengers, Pittsburgh area businessman Paul Mango, has...
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A woman in Texas was sentenced Wednesday to a five-year prison term for voting illegally in 2016.
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March 30, 2018 - 3:30 pm
By Clare Foran (CNN) -- A woman in Texas was sentenced Wednesday to a five-year prison term for voting illegally in the 2016 presidential election while on supervised release for a tax fraud conviction. When she voted in the 2016 election, Crystal Mason had already served almost three years in...
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