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GOP aide goes on trial in Maryland for suppressing black voters

BALTIMORE (Reuters) – A former Republican governor’s aide accused of election fraud in Maryland defended himself in court on Friday against claims an automated phone message he authorized was intended to suppress black Democrat voters. Paul Schurick, 55, campaign manager for former Maryland governor Robert Ehrlich, testified that the phone…

New study debunks zombie meme about black voters and Prop 8

Thank god. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force has released a comprehensive study that shows party, ideology, frequency of religious service attendance and age drove the vote on Proposition 8 — not race. The study finds that after taking into account the effect of religious service attendance, support for…