Reading Time: 8 minutes We are only just beginning to see the impact of the 2013 Supreme Court decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act. Will voters get a nasty surprise on Election Day?
Reading Time: 9 minutes Donald Trump talks a lot about winning but he runs a campaign that almost seems intended to fail — and wreak havoc on the GOP in the process. Could he be helping an unpopular Hillary Clinton more if he tried?
Reading Time: 8 minutes Shortly after Hillary Clinton won the New York primary, the theory emerged that a Manhattan real estate deal could be tied to the purging of tens of thousands of Democratic voters from the rolls. We looked into the allegations and here is what we found.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Thousands of Americans, outraged by the One Percent’s massive influence in politics, engaged in acts of civil disobedience at the culmination of a march on Washington. It should have been a story. Where was the media?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Controversy sells, and therefore the media has made the primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders into something it is not. But New York voters aren’t buying it.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The candidates who dropped out of the race already made their mark on the election by finding new ways to break the rules and eliminate transparency in the process.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The FEC, America’s top election watchdog, is failing. The person who ran it in 2015 spoke with WhoWhatWhy about how hopeless the situation has become.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In an exclusive interview, FEC commissioner Ann Ravel tells WhoWhatWhy that her agency’s dysfunction is the result of Republican appointees who have little interest in enforcing the nation’s campaign finance laws.
Reading Time: 7 minutes For some people, Bernie Sanders is too far to the left. But, for others, he isn’t far enough to the left — and they are increasingly vocal about their discontent.
Reading Time: 8 minutes You would not believe what this year’s crop of presidential candidates have been pulling to get around, or under, election finance laws. Pop some corn, sit back, and enjoy. Or cry.