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  • No Good Deed...
    David Pepper writes: “For the first time in modern memory, Ohio Republicans attached conditions to legislation that extended the deadline for a presidential nominee to be placed on the Ohio ballot. In the past, including in 2020, this has always been done as a matter of course, and for nominees of either party. "
    July 17, 2024
  • The Front Lines of Democracy
    The Enemies List

    Rick Wilson's The Enemies List

    The front lines in the fight for our democracy is taking place at the state level with a battle for the integrity of a system on the brink. In this episode Rick welcomes Jena Griswold, the Secretary of State of Colorado, for an in-depth discussion about the current state of democracy in the United States. They explore the challenges and successes of election security, the rise of election denialism, and the impact of disinformation and deep fakes on the electoral process. Jena shares insights from her experience in overseeing Colorado's elections, highlighting the importance of maintaining a secure and accessible voting system. She also discusses the ongoing efforts to hold bad actors accountable and the resilience of the American people in defending democratic values.
    July 3, 2024
  • If You’re Against Trump, Vote for Biden
    Al From writes: This will be our most important election since the Civil War. Democracy will be on the ballot. That’s because former President Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, poses an existential threat to the future of American democracy. President Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, has made the preservation of democracy the central cause of his campaign.
    June 27, 2024
  • Why Does The U.S. Supreme Court Have So Much Power?
    "A conservative Supreme Court is not a new problem. The way to get another Warren court is for Democratic presidents to appoint enough justices," writes Teri Kanefield.
    June 27, 2024
  • The Gracious Loser
    The Lincoln Project Podcast

    The Lincoln Project Podcast

    Francis Barry discusses his book "Backroads and Better Angels: A Journey into the Heart of American Democracy" and his cross-country road trip to explore the values that hold America together. He shares stories of meeting people from different backgrounds and political beliefs, highlighting the frustration and division that exists in the country. Despite the challenges, Barry finds hope in the resilience and faith in the country's values that he encounters along the way. He emphasizes the importance of listening, open-mindedness, and prioritizing relationships over politics in order to bridge the divides in America. Follow Francis Barry at @FSBarry on X, read more of his writing at, and purchase his new book, "Back Roads and Better Angels: A Journey Into the Heart of American Democracy" at fine bookstores everywhere.
    June 27, 2024