Democracy Happy Hour – March 6, 2024

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Discovering Truth: How to Navigate between Fact & Fiction in an Overwhelming Social Media World Links:

Discovering Truth: How to Navigate between Fact & Fiction in an Overwhelming Social Media World - https://www.amazon.com/Discovering-Truth-Navigate-between-Overwhelming/dp/B0BNHTP652

Tim Love’s World - https://timlovesworld.com/

Democracy in the News Links:

Biden and Trump dominate Super Tuesday races and move closer to a November rematch - https://apnews.com/article/super-tuesday-trump-biden-rematch-primaries-2024-e36971a222a2b50d35cb0a2c603ce4d5

Nikki Haley suspends her campaign and leaves Donald Trump as the last major Republican candidate - https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/nikki-haley-campaign-pushed-to-brink-after-super-tuesday-trouncing

‘Uncommitted’ Draws Strong Support Against Biden in Minnesota - https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/05/us/politics/biden-uncommitted-protest-vote-minnesota.html

Supreme Court rejects Colorado ruling, keeps Trump on ballot nationwide - https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/03/04/supreme-court-trump-ballot-decision

Supreme Court narrows the lens as it takes up Trump's immunity claim - https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/supreme-court/supreme-court-narrows-lens-takes-trumps-immunity-claim-rcna141155

In Taking Up Trump’s Immunity Claim, Supreme Court Bolstered His Delay Strategy - https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/28/us/politics/trumps-immunity-supreme-court-delay-strategy.html

In Fla. court, Trump’s lawyers urge Cannon to hold trial after election - https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2024/02/29/trump-florida-classified-documents-hearing-cannon/

Judges in Trump-related cases face unprecedented wave of threats - https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-election-judges-threats/

Appeals court ruling means over 100 Jan. 6 rioters may be resentenced - https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2024/03/01/appeal-obstruction-trump-january-sixth

Wisconsin fake elector settlement offers new details on the strategy by Trump lawyers - https://apnews.com/article/electors-trump-settlement-ballot-2020-wisconsin-f416cd04adfa9f92c382b7c9e8a94ce7

Mitch McConnell to step down as Republican Senate leader in November - https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/02/28/mcconnell-senate-november

Sen. Warner: US is less prepared to secure the 2024 election than 2020 - https://cyberscoop.com/warner-election-interference-disinformation/

Chatbots’ inaccurate, misleading responses about US elections threaten to keep voters from polls - https://apnews.com/article/ai-chatbots-elections-artificial-intelligence-chatgpt-falsehoods-cc50dd0f3f4e7cc322c7235220fc4c69

Trump’s Allies Ramp Up Campaign Targeting Voter Rolls - https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/03/us/politics/trump-voter-rolls.html

States ditched an election partnership. Voters will feel the consequences. - https://publicintegrity.org/politics/elections/who-counts/election-partnership-voters-consequences-eric/

Election Officials Seek to Bolster Public Trust - https://www.governing.com/politics/election-officials-seek-to-bolster-public-trust

Standards of Conduct for Election & Registration Officials - https://electioncenter.org/national-association-of-election-officials/professional-education-program/Standards_of_Conduct_for_Election_and_Registration_Officials_Election_Center_2024-01-28.pdf

20 years of data shows no link between mailed ballots and illegal voting - https://thefulcrum.us/electoral-reforms/voter-fraud-3287905

Republicans’ voter suppression obsession may end up helping ... Democrats? - https://www.vox.com/politics/24090534/trump-great-replacement-theory-elections-latino-voters

Racial Turnout Gap Has Widened With a Weakened Voting Rights Act, Study Finds - https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/02/us/politics/racial-voting-turnout-gap.html

Growing Racial Disparities in Voter Turnout, 2008–2022 - https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/growing-racial-disparities-voter-turnout-2008-2022

Senate Dems Reintroduce Bill to 'Restore Critical Safeguards' of Voting Rights Act - https://www.commondreams.org/news/john-lewis-voting-rights-advancement-act

Vice President Kamala Harris Outlines Strategy To Protect Voting Rights Nationwide - https://www.democracydocket.com/news-alerts/vice-president-kamala-harris-outlines-strategy-to-protect-voting-rights-nationwide/

Judge Upholds Parts of Arizona Law Requiring Voters to Prove Citizenship - https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/04/us/arizona-law-voters-citizenship.html

Bid to stop dark money law is dismissed by judge, again - https://azmirror.com/briefs/bid-to-stop-dark-money-law-is-dismissed-by-judge-again/

Federal judge rules Florida can't ban noncitizens from registering voters - https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/federal-judge-rules-florida-cant-ban-noncitizens-registering-voters-rcna141725

Ninth Circuit: First Amendment doesn’t protect senators who walked out from consequences - https://oregoncapitalchronicle.com/2024/02/29/ninth-circuit-first-amendment-doesnt-protect-senators-who-walked-out-from-consequences/

The future is now: 16- and 17-year-olds win the right to vote in local elections in a Vermont town - https://apnews.com/article/teen-voters-vermont-primaries-super-tuesday-8375a3ee983703bc27666dd7b5d02113

Alabama IVF ruling highlights importance of state supreme court races in this year’s US elections - https://apnews.com/article/state-supreme-courts-elections-ivf-alabama-ea94bdadb79806885ec34d538b008655

US Supreme Court seeks security funding to protect justices, homes - https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-supreme-court-seeks-security-funding-protect-justices-homes-2024-03-04/

2024 Presidential Candidates' Top Contributors - https://data.usatoday.com/2024-presidential-candidates-top-contributors

Republican candidates outpace Democrats in self-funding campaigns - https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2024/02/republican-candidates-outpace-democrats-in-self-funding-campaigns

Yes, Trump’s PACs really can pay his legal fees - https://theconversation.com/yes-trumps-pacs-really-can-pay-his-legal-fees-222693

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say reducing influence of political spending is a top priority: Poll - https://thehill.com/business/4500593-nearly-two-thirds-of-americans-say-reducing-influence-of-political-spending-is-a-top-priority-poll/

New Study Tells Compelling Story of Support for Various Election and Voting Policies - https://www.democracydocket.com/analysis/new-study-tells-compelling-story-of-support-for-various-election-and-voting-policies/

Bipartisan Support for Early In-Person Voting, Voter ID, Election Day National Holiday - https://www.pewresearch.org/politics/2024/02/07/bipartisan-support-for-early-in-person-voting-voter-id-election-day-national-holiday/

Braver Angels - Trustworthy Elections Campaign - https://braverangels.org/trustworthy-elections/

GOOD NEWS Websites:

Politics & Government Good News - https://www.goodgoodgood.co/impact/democracy

Good News Network - https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/

Sunny Skyz - https://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news

ABC Good News - https://abcnews.go.com/alerts/good-news

Daily Good - https://www.dailygood.org/

The Happy News - https://thehappynewspaper.com/

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