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Ms. Woodbury is the Senior legal analyst for PoliticusUSA. Adalia comes to Politicus with a background in politics and law. After completing her B.A. in political science, Adalia went abroad to pursue her graduate degree in the same field, with law as her minor. Her specialty is political theory. She spent several years doing legal research. Her published work, prior to joining Politicus USA includes an article for Human Rights Brief. She is also is the owner and publisher of her blog, Nuts and Dolts. Adalia’s primary interests are advocating for civil rights and combating hate speech. Adalia, her husband and their Corgi kid, live in Washington, D.C.

Texas Voter Turnout Was Higher On Its First Day of Early Voting Than It Was In 2010

Texas Voter Turnout Was Higher On Its First Day of Early Voting Than It Was In 2010

Wendy Davis with help from groups that support her is leading the way in the people's fight against vote suppression.…

Kay Hagan goes on NC First Tour While Desperate Thom Tillis Talks to An Empty Chair

Kay Hagan goes on NC First Tour While Desperate Thom Tillis Talks to An Empty Chair

While Kay Hagan spent Tuesday on a NC First tour meeting with diverse groups of voters across the state, a desperate Thom Tillis talked to a chair.…

DC Jury Finds Four Blackwater Guards Guilty on Charges Related to Nisour Square Shootings

DC Jury Finds Four Blackwater Guards Guilty on Charges Related to Nisour Square Shootings

A Washington, DC jury found four Blackwater guards guilty on charges relating to the 2007 shootings of 30 Iraqi civilians.…

Desperate Conservatives Attack Kay Hagan For Being Consistent on Ebola and Travel Bans

Desperate Conservatives Attack Kay Hagan For Being Consistent on Ebola and Travel Bans

Panicked by Kay Hagan's small but continuing lead over Thom Tillis, Tea Party Republicans are reduced to attacking the Senator for being consistent.…

Hillary Rodham Clinton Going To Charlotte NC To Join Kay Hagan For An Early Vote Event

Hillary Rodham Clinton Going To Charlotte NC To Join Kay Hagan For An Early Vote Event

On October 25, Hillary Clinton and North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan will appear together for an early vote event at the convention center in Charlotte, North Carolina.…

Supreme Court Allows Texas To Enforce The Most Draconian Voter ID Law in The U.S.A.

Supreme Court Allows Texas To Enforce The Most Draconian Voter ID Law in The U.S.A.

By a vote of 6-3 The Supreme Court is allowing Texas' draconian voter ID law to be enforced for this year's election.…

Brewer Whines About Checks and Balances When Court Strikes Down AZ’s Ban on Marriage Equality

Brewer Whines About Checks and Balances When Court Strikes Down AZ’s Ban on Marriage Equality

A Friday ruling that found Arizona's marriage ban is unconstitutional, and the court's denial of a request to stay its ruling marked the beginning of freedom for same sex couples…

Don’t Let The Republican Tactic of Suppress and Confuse Steal Your Voice

Don’t Let The Republican Tactic of Suppress and Confuse Steal Your Voice

One of the ironies of court wars over vote suppression laws lies in the fact that proponents of suppressing the vote argue they want to preserve the "status quo" in…

Opponents of Marriage Equality Resort to Judicial Version of Vote Suppression

Opponents of Marriage Equality Resort to Judicial Version of Vote Suppression

Monte Stewart, the lawyer for the Coalition for the Protection of Marriage claims the panel that ruled against Nevada's ban on marriage equality was rigged "in order to influence the…

Wendy Davis Calls Out Abbott For Saying Voting Suppression Ruling is ‘a Victory’

Wendy Davis Calls Out Abbott For Saying Voting Suppression Ruling is ‘a Victory’

Wendy Davis called her Republican opponent, Greg Abbott, out for calling the disenfranchisement of African American and Hispanic voters in Texas a "victory."…

Surprise! The Supreme Court Intervenes On Behalf Of Women’s Rights

Surprise! The Supreme Court Intervenes On Behalf Of Women’s Rights

In the latest twist in the legal war on women's reproductive rights, the Supreme Court "stayed" part of a ruling by the Fifth circuit.…

Even Fox Defends Wendy Davis Ad About Abbott’s History of War Against Justice For Texans

Even Fox Defends Wendy Davis Ad About Abbott’s History of War Against Justice For Texans

The focus of Davis' latest ad is to chronicle Abbott's history of believing in justice for some while denying it to others. …

In NC Senate Debate Talking Point Addict Tillis Says Hagan uses Talking Points

In NC Senate Debate Talking Point Addict Tillis Says Hagan uses Talking Points

Senator Kay Hagan outperformed her Republican opponent Thom Tillis and Libertarian candidate Sean Haugh during North Carolina's third and final debate for the Senate race, on Thursday night.…

Victory for Democracy as Wisconsin and Texas Voter ID Laws Come Tumbling Down

Victory for Democracy as Wisconsin and Texas Voter ID Laws Come Tumbling Down

Democracy called checkmate against Scott Walker's attempt to rig Wisconsin's vote, while a Federal Court slapped down Greg Abbott's attempt to suppress votes in Texas.…

North Carolina Could Join the Ranks of States That Recognize Marriage Equality

North Carolina Could Join the Ranks of States That Recognize Marriage Equality

It's time for the Supreme Court to officially recognize that marriage equality triumphed over homophobia.…

The Supreme Court Allows North Carolina Vote Suppression Law To Stand

The Supreme Court Allows North Carolina Vote Suppression Law To Stand

Since North Carolina passed its version of a vote suppression law, it has been one long battle in the courts. …

Justice Scalia Could Destroy All Women’s Reproductive Rights in Texas Abortion Case

Justice Scalia Could Destroy All Women’s Reproductive Rights in Texas Abortion Case

The legal battle over reproductive rights is back at the Supreme Court.…

Kay Hagan Wins Debate Amid Her Republican Opponent’s Multiple Blunders

Kay Hagan Wins Debate Amid Her Republican Opponent’s Multiple Blunders

Kay Hagan solidified her small lead when she won last night's debate.…

The 7th Circuit Relies On Fox Logic and Lies To Uphold Wisconsin’s Vote Suppression Law

The 7th Circuit Relies On Fox Logic and Lies To Uphold Wisconsin’s Vote Suppression Law

On Monday, the Seventh Circuit handed Wisconsin's vote suppressors a victory with a ruling that is to law, what Fox is to news. …

Six House Democrats Call on DOJ to Investigate Texas AG- Greg Abbott’s Dirty Dealings with TEF

Six House Democrats Call on DOJ to Investigate Texas AG- Greg Abbott’s Dirty Dealings with TEF

So far, Greg Abbott has used his power as Attorney-General of Texas to obstruct the release of documents that would shed light on Governor Rick Perry’s oversight of Texas Enterprise…

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