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Federal judge strikes down Florida’s welfare drug testing law

TweetGreat news: On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven struck down the Florida law mandating the compulsory drug testing of recipients of cash assistance! Tweet
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Not So Slick, Rick: Department of Justice suing Florida over voter purge

Tweet Finally. On the same day Rick Scott announced that Florida will be suing the Dept. of Homeland Security to access a database believed to hold information about the citizenship status of Florida voters, the Department of Justice announced that they will be suing the state over violating the National Voter Registration Act and the Voting [...]
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott begins voter disenfranchisement tactics, targeting Latinos

Tweet Many of us know what an exceptionally heinous human being Florida Governor Rick Scott is, and he’s won that title pretty easily over the past few years: vetoing funds for rape centers during Sexual Assault Awareness month, cutting funding to programs for people with disabilities (while conjunctively calling for billions in corporate and property tax [...]
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From Katie, some of the countless best of the year

Tweet1)Up with Chris Hayes drops systemic analysis on Penn State Because the post highlights a much-needed critical, thoughtful perspective, which challenges the sensationalism and irresponsible journalism which dominates our media and manages to focus on2) because Jos becomes the 438th person I know to claim Chris Hayes as her boyfriend. Chris Hayes, my morning talk [...]
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Florida Gov Rick Scott refuses to pee in a cup

TweetRick Scott, the unpopular Florida Gov who recently signed a law requiring welfare recipients to submit to a drug test before receiving their benefits, got a taste of his own medicine yesterday when The Daily Show‘s Aasif Mandvi confronted him at a press conference and demanded a urine sample. It’s good joke–and it could even [...]
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