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Emails Show How Much Pull Political Bosses Had Over State Tax Breaks

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The Curious Case of a Kentucky Cybersecurity Contract

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A Power Grab in Kentucky Sparks a Revolt

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A Onetime Rising Democratic Star Faces Questions About Voter Privacy

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The Laquan McDonald Shooting Keeps Exposing Critical Flaws in Illinois' Freedom of Information Act

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How North Carolina's Early Voting Changes Affect Voters

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The Informed Voter's Guide to Making Sure Your Vote Counts

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Democratic Mailer in Texas Referred to Attorney General's Office

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Bipartisan Furor as North Carolina Election Law Shrinks Early Voting Locations by Almost 20 Percent

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Our Rebuttal to Kris Kobach's Critique

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