Report: Sheldon Adelson looks to set up GOP’s next big gerrymander

Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire Republican mega-donor, plans to start a super PAC that would help the GOP again control the state-level redistricting process, CNN reports: Adelson has begun sounding out other contributors, such as the Ricketts family, on forming a new super PAC that would focus on governors’ races and state legislative races ahead of the next redistricting cycle in 2020. Adelson would be willing … Continue reading Report: Sheldon Adelson looks to set up GOP’s next big gerrymander

Registration probe hyped by Pence finds no evidence of illegal voting

Twelve employees of a group that worked to register African-Americans in Indiana ahead of last year’s election were charged Friday with submitting false voter registration applications, the AP reported. But, though Mike Pence last year pointed to the case to stoke fear over voter fraud, prosecutors said there was no evidence of illegal voting.

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