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PG&E and Mercury Insurance are Spending Millions to Try to Trick California Votersnew

California voters are about to be bombarded by more than $50 million in political advertising designed to convince them to approve a pair of measures desperately sought by two powerful corporations with a long history of lies and political corruption.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Rebecca Bowe and Steven T. Jones  |  03-17-2010  |  Politics

The Ballot, Not the Bulletnew

Oakland hip-hop political activist Chuck Johnson hopes voter tallies can cut down on death tallies.
East Bay Express  |  Eric K. Arnold  |  04-23-2008  |  Music

Black-Owned St. Louis Ad Firm Stirs the Political Potnew

Fuse advertising agency in St. Louis, Mo., has produced a series of racially charged ads that accuse the Bush administration of opposing civil rights, wanting to eliminate overtime pay, and attempting to suppress black-voter turnout.
Riverfront Times  |  Malcolm Gay  |  09-29-2004  |  Politics

Generation Next: Dems Woo Youth Votenew

After years of neglect, the Democratic Party is finally reaching out to young voters.
Boston Phoenix  |  Deirdre Fulton  |  08-06-2004  |  Politics

Hear Our Voices: Getting Young Women to Votenew

More than 20 million single women did not vote in the 2000 federal election. National and local organizations are mobilizing to educate and inspire young women to become politically active.
Eugene Weekly  |  Kate Storm  |  08-05-2004  |  Politics

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