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Sat Mar 2, 2024, 11:36 AM Mar 2

Could someone fill me in on this as Republicans are losing their minds over this [View all]

Kamala Harris says government will pay college students to register voters
by JACKSON WALKER | The National Desk
Wednesday, Feb 28th 2024

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a joint press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, not pictured, at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Munich, Germany, Saturday Feb. 17, 2024. (Tobias Schwarz/Pool via AP)
Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday announced college students could soon earn money for registering other voters.

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Because college students are traditionally liberal. Lunabell Mar 2 #1
There's no requirement that only college students can be registered Kaleva Mar 2 #12
So? Lunabell Mar 2 #21
That MAGA creep Cleta Mitchell agingdem Mar 2 #29
They want to make it.... SergeStorms Mar 2 #42
It would behoove R's to aggressively seak out conservative student Kaleva Mar 2 #44
True, but... Lunabell Mar 2 #45
It's really very simple. People voting is bad news for recons. onecaliberal Mar 2 #2
Google: Paul Weyrich, Republican operative. 3Hotdogs Mar 2 #25
He said this flying_wahini Mar 2 #31
Better yet hear his words. usaf-vet Mar 2 #39
. 3Hotdogs Mar 2 #26
Maybe it is being misconstrued as paying people to vote? Link? nt Shermann Mar 2 #3
Yes, that's what I'm thinking PatSeg Mar 2 #16
Because they are ignorant? Tesha Mar 2 #4
Bet many here would have reacted negatively to trump's admin paying local rubes to sign up voters, me included. Silent Type Mar 2 #5
Only because they would not just register voters, they would try and sway who they vote for at the same time SouthernDem4ever Mar 2 #27
Republicans lose their minds on everything. They have a need to be in chronic fear and panic. FOX News knows this. TheBlackAdder Mar 2 #6
Fear and rage orthoclad Mar 2 #7
Not much left to lose with them. That giant sucking sound is the vacuum in the skull. erronis Mar 2 #35
I can see this as being controversial. mysteryowl Mar 2 #8
That's the argument Magahats are making Kaleva Mar 2 #10
Oh, so people are not being paid? mysteryowl Mar 2 #13
The people who do the registration will be paid Kaleva Mar 2 #14
I found an article, see post #15 mysteryowl Mar 2 #17
Yes Kaleva Mar 2 #19
I welcome that we teach each other mysteryowl Mar 2 #38
Here is what was said by VP Harris: mysteryowl Mar 2 #15
It's paying people to register voters. It is not paying people to vote. Voltaire2 Mar 2 #23
Becaue more people that vote is against Republicans plan Historic NY Mar 2 #9
Yes Kaleva Mar 2 #11
Because, for them, Democrats bad, Republicans good blogslug Mar 2 #18
There have been problems in the past with paying signature-gatherers. Qutzupalotl Mar 2 #20
Thank you everyone samplegirl Mar 2 #22
Getting 'mickey mouse' on a form does not register a voter Voltaire2 Mar 2 #24
True. I used to be a deputy registrar. catrose Mar 2 #30
I did not say it registered a voter. Qutzupalotl Mar 2 #34
In a discussion about voter registration you supported the theory that this results in fraudulent voter registrations. Voltaire2 Mar 2 #43
Fraudulent forms, not fraudulent voter rolls. nt Qutzupalotl Mar 2 #46
because the right wing wants to destroy democracy DBoon Mar 2 #28
You still have to go thru an hours training to register people to vote in Texas. No big deal at all. flying_wahini Mar 2 #32
Anyone "losing their minds over this" is fucking stupid. Done. n/t flvegan Mar 2 #33
More people voting is bad. It's their number one rule. Iggo Mar 2 #36
I feel you should automatically be registered on your Emile Mar 2 #37
TND AverageOldGuy Mar 2 #40
Republicans don't believe in democracy dlk Mar 2 #41
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