voting

Sam hosts former New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, co-founder and executive director of the States Project, to discuss Moore v. Harper, the election law case regarding “independent state legislature theory”, as well as the battle for state legislatures going into the midterm elections. Then he is joined by Amanda Bock, museum curator and shop steward of the Philadelphia Museum of […]
Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day as we get into the final weeks before the 2022 Midterm elections. They begin by running through updates on the Oklahoma City governor’s race, the Fed’s labor crunch and subsequent recession, and student loan relief, before talking protest, discourse, and soup in relation to great […]
Sam hosts Daniel Nichanian (@Taniel), Founder and Editorial Director of The Appeal: Political Report, to discuss his What’s on the Ballot? project and the local and state criminal justice votes that could shape the future of immigration enforcement and policing. On today’s show: Chuck Schumer says the Democrats will boycott Judiciary Committee vote on ACB […]
Sam hosts Digby (@digby56) of Hullabaloo and Salon and David Feldman of The David Feldman Show to discuss this week’s biggest stories, including Trump’s latest attempts to undermine the fall elections. On today’s show: Brian Kilmeade says “use logic” to figure out that people will forge and steal one another’s ballots in households. Digby (@digby56) of Hullabaloo […]
Happy Thursday! Sam hosts Thom Hartmann to discuss his new book The Hidden History of the War on Voting: Who Stole Your Vote and How to Get It Back.  And subscribe to the AM Quickie here. Make the AMQ part of your Alexa Flash Briefing too! You can now watch the livestream on Twitch Check out The […]
Author and law professor, Lawrence Lessig, explains the questionable historical roots of the modern implementation of the electoral college. The legal case he is pursuing to reform the electoral college. The opportunity that Bush V Gore creates. David Boise’s role in the lawsuit. Is The Supreme Court honest. What was it like clerking for Scalia. […]
Attorney and writer, Thomas Geoghegan, explains why the election was rigged for Trump and why the Constitution itself is rigged. Why the Presidency, Senate, House and Supreme Court are rigged. How the system is designed to benefit the rich and powerful. The Electoral College and undermining Trump. Why we need to get rid of the Electoral […]
The Nation’s Ari Berman, reported from the Supreme Court on the fate of the Voting Rights Act, explained what Justice Roberts doesn’t like about the Voting Rights Act, the conservative “Wall Street approach” to voter suppression, why overwhelming political support for the Voting Rights Act is being used as a means to overturn it and […]
Ari Berman talked the GOP’s ongoing vote suppression. How GOP is helping people register, then after seeing who they register for, destroy the registration. How Republicans made a huge deal over ACORN and how different their complains about ACORN were compared to the much more sinister methods of voter suppression they use. Sam and Ari […]