Democracy Happy Hour – May 10, 2023

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Democracy Happy Hour, May 10, 2023 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:  

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Democracy Happy Hour Upcoming Topics/Schedule:

  • May 17th The Center for Election Innovation & Research (CEIR) with David J. Becker, Executive Director and Founder
  • May 24th - National Infrastructure Bank: What is it and why is it important? w/ Representatives from the Coalition for a National Infrastructure Bank & Washingtonians for Public Banking
  • May 31st – What is the Federalist Society and what does it want from our courts? with Nick Licata


Democracy in the News Links

Proud Boys Enrique Tarrio, 3 others guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy -


Proud Boys revealed: Videos, secret chats show how Jan. 6 plot unfolded -


Jury finds Trump liable for sexual abuse, awards accuser $5M -


At least eight Trump electors have accepted immunity in Georgia investigation -


Justice Dept. Intensifying Efforts to Determine if Trump Hid Documents -


Rep. George Santos charged with 13 counts of fraud, financial crimes -


George Santos pleads not guilty to federal indictment and says he won’t resign -


Donald Trump … on CNN? A Live Town Hall Reignites a Debate. -


Trump vows to go after ‘radical Left’ colleges, echoing DeSantis approach -


Trump Vows to Empower Political Pastors on Christian Nationalist Broadcast -


DeSantis wants to ‘Make America Florida.’ Here’s what that looks like. -


Under the Radar, Right-Wing Push to Tighten Voting Laws Persists -


‘Every seat matters’: Redistricting poised to boost House GOP in 2024 -


Voter registration rates in 2022 hit highest in 20 years: Census Bureau -


Alabama House passes bill to criminalize help with absentee ballots -


Florida Republicans pass school bills on pronouns, diversity -


Kemp signs ban on donating money to Georgia election offices -


Georgia dashes Democratic dreams of an early 2024 presidential primary -


Judge rules for voting-rights groups in Kansas mail-voting case -


Oklahoma - New law strengthens security for election workers -


Hard to read? Oregon GOP boycott comes down to reading level -


5 major changes in Minnesota's 'historic' new election law -


Texas bill allows secretary of state to overturn elections -


Vt. House approves Burlington charter changes on noncitizen voting and ranked choice voting -


Wisconsin lawmakers unveil bipartisan bills overhaul election practices -


WA passed a 'Voting Rights Act 2.0' bill. Here's what's in it -


Washington Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to State Voting Rights Act -


State supreme courts up the stakes for Democrats in 2024 -


Messenger: The feds tell judges to stop trampling on the civil rights of poor people -


How to Police Gerrymanders? Some Judges Say the Courts Can’t. -


SCOTUS wants answers in Moore v. Harper after NC gerrymandering reversal -


Clarence Thomas Had a Child in Private School. Harlan Crow Paid the Tuition. -


Judicial activist directed fees to Clarence Thomas’s wife, urged ‘no mention of Ginni’ -


Billionaire Harlan Crow Also Bankrolled GOP Lawmakers Blocking SCOTUS Ethics Reform -


How Clarence Thomas Keeps the Influence Machine Running -


Here’s The Real Goal Of Supreme Court Corruption -


Supreme Court Justices Offer Unconvincing Dodge on Ethics -


Deep divide at Supreme Court ethics hearing, despite some GOP calls for action -


Record-breaking outside spending dominated state Supreme Court race -


Watchdog group seeks federal probe into allegation that Herschel Walker directed six-figure political contribution to his company -




Charities can be used to move 'dark' money that shapes public policy: report -


Peer Into the Dark Money Abyss -


Tanked Biden pick highlights escalation of dark-money forces -


“Revolving door” lobbyists help defense contractors get off to “strong” start in 2023 -


US Elections Are More Democratic Now. Thank the Money. -


Public Campaign Financing Is Coming to New York -


New Twitter rules expose election offices to spoof accounts -


There’s only one way to fix gerrymandering (and it’s not through the courts) -

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