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Texas voting law builds on long legacy of racism from GOP leaders

In the early 1960s, U.S. Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona, a Republican, challenged the GOP’s more liberal politicians to redefine the Republican Party as what newspaper editor William Loeb called “the white man’s party.” by Chris Lamb,…

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1968’s presidential election looks a lot like today’s – but it was very different

Richard Nixon, celebrating his election on Nov. 7, 1968, campaigned against a backdrop of racial inequality, civic unrest and polarized politics. AFP via Getty Images by  David Stebenne, The Ohio State University Thursday, October 22, 2020 In…

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