GOP goons grab reporter when he asks how 40,000 minority voter registrations vanished
by Greg Palast
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Karen Handel took a break from beating up Democrat John Ossoff to attack a reporter: me. In the televised debate between the two candidates vying for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, Republican Handel claimed, “a reporter supposedly representing some very liberal Democratic organization almost literally …more
Journalist Greg Palast tells Joy Reid that in his reporting he’s found many instances – usually driven by Republicans’ initiatives – in which voters have been purged from rolls among other methods, allegedly to influence elections.
“It is difficult to get the issue of voter suppression on television at the moment, I think for a couple of reasons. Number one: Donald Trump — he sort of blocks out the sun. He’s taken up so much of the airtime on any given day that the media just feels that it can’t not talk about him. Between the insane things that …more
Rolling Stone reports on a Republican-orchestrated effort to compile lists of voters who they allege are registered to vote in multiple states. Reporter Greg Palast and Dale Ho of the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project join to discuss. …more