After Georgia GOP passed a restrictive voting law in March, Dems began doing the math and now unable to pass the HR1, fear catastrophe.
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Democrats’ Divide On Voting Rights Widens
Some Democrats argue that Biden’s lofty rhetoric and his willingness to push Congress to approve the For the People Act are at odds.
Dems Making Headlines On Voting Rights, But Little More
Democrats have yet to come up with a viable strategy to fight the slew of Republican state legislators’ efforts to restrict voter access.
New York Enacts Voting Rights Reform Package
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed new election reforms into law on Friday, which would change critical aspects of New York’s voting process.
Black America: No More Fake Friends
The right to vote is so important that black Americans, disenfranchised for so long, can no longer afford fake friends and part-time allies.
Corporate giants want new voting rights measure passed
On Wednesday, more than 150 corporate giants, including Target, PepsiCo, and Google asked Congress to pass a sweeping voting rights bill.
Manchin “Anxious to Meet” Texas Democrats
Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) is “anxious to meet” with Texas Democrats who broke quorum back home, shying away from filibuster remarks.
To Improve Healthcare, Fix Democracy First
Despite greatest efforts, attempts to rein in the influence of Big Pharma and insurance firms in Washington, D.C. have failed miserably.
Democrats Craft Voting Bill With Eye On Supreme Court
The Democratic Party has secretly focused its attention on the nine Supreme Court justices who have the power to scuttle the H.R.1.
High New Bar in Voting Lawsuits: Proving Racist Intent
The Supreme Court’s decision to preserve Arizona’s voter restrictions raises the threshold for filing federal Voting Rights Act lawsuits.