Ohio Official Refuses to Comply With Early Voting

In today's link roundup: Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he'll wait for an appellate court to decide before he acts on an election ruling. Plus: Stacey A. Littlejohn quits Single Ladies.

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted (Courtesy of state of Ohio)

Official refuses to comply with early voting: Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced on Tuesday that the state would not comply with a court ruling and restore early voting in the final weekend before the election until an appellate court rules on the matter, the Huffington Post reports.

Stacey A. Littlejohn quits Single Ladies: "After two incredible seasons of Single Ladies, I have decided to entrust the show to the safe hands of VH1," Littlejohn told Deadline.

Yvette Clarke gets slavery story wrong: On The Colbert Report Tuesday night, the Democratic representative from New York said that slavery in the United States existed under the Dutch as late as 1898 in Brooklyn. Wrong.

Fact-checking the FLOTUS speech: The Huffington Post says the "good jobs" claim is at odds with the president's track record.

Black delegates at the Democratic National Convention look past Obama's race: According to an NPR report, in the minds of many in Charlotte, N.C., his African-American identity has taken a backseat to the concrete issues he's working to address.

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