Pennsylvania Minor Parties File Opening Brief in Third Circuit in Lawsuit that Attacks Procedures for Checking Signatures

On October 3, the Pennsylvania Constitution, Green, and Libertarian Parties filed this brief in the Third Circuit, in Constitution Party of Pennsylvania v Aichele, 13-1952. The issue is Pennsylvania’s unique system for checking the validity of petitions, which puts petitioning … Continue reading

Most Republican Members of U.S. House Who Want to End Government Shutdown with No Concessions from Democrats Are From States with Closed or Semi-Closed Primaries

This Washington Post article of October 4 lists twenty-four Republican members of the U.S. House who are either willing to end the government shutdown with no concessions from Democrats, or leaning that way. Of the twenty-four Republicans, twelve are from … Continue reading