CNN – November 16, 2021

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"Make no mistake. The fight is on right now to determine the face of Congress for the next decade. And it is nothing less than an attempt to undercut majority rule and real representative democracy by design," @JohnAvlon says on the "rigged system of redistricting." #RealityCheck

Washington Post, October 27, 2021

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“Pepper has written a book titled “Laboratories of Autocracy: A Wake-Up Call From Behind the Lines ” which persuasively argues that the site of the most pernicious corruption and assaults on democracy is not where congressional Republicans roam. It’s in the statehouses, which Pepper calls “the most corrosive danger America [...]

Philadelphia Inquirer, October 26, 2021

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“That’s the intriguing question raised by former Ohio Democratic leader David Pepper in his new, incredibly well-timed book , Laboratories of Autocracy. (The title is clever play on a Supreme Court justice’s hope the states could be “laboratories of democracy.”) Pepper tells how state GOP-led moves on voter suppression, extreme [...]

C-SPAN – October 24, 2021

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David Pepper talked about his new book, Laboratories of Autocracy: A Wake-Up Call from Behind the Lines, about what he describes as threats to democracy taking place in various state legislatures. Mr. Pepper is a writer, lawyer, and former Ohio Democratic Party chair.

MSNBC – October 24, 2021

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Iowa Democratic Party Chair Ross Wilburn received lynching threats after publishing an Op-Ed criticizing state Republican leaders for prioritizing fealty to Trump over good policy. Jonathan sat down with Wilburn and former Ohio Democratic Party Chair David Pepper to talk about efforts in the states to undermine democracy, and what [...]

Time Magazine, October 22, 2021

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“So bad, in fact, is the disconnect between the popular agenda and the political one at the state level that one former chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party has rightly lampooned it in a new non-fiction book published this week, Laboratories of Autocracy. The book keeps pace with David Pepper’s [...]