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Representative Joyce Beatty Was Arrested During A Protest For Voting Rights.
Voting Rights

Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) was detained by US Capitol Police on Thursday while protesting for voting rights with other Black women outside a Senate office building in Washington, D.C. Beatty, the c…

Here's What Republicans Are Planning Next Regarding Voter Restrictions In Critical States.
Republicans

Republican legislatures in a dozen states have already passed new voter suppression laws this year, and the number is expected to rise when Texas Democrats return home from a walkout intended to sta…

Texas House Democrats Pleading With Congress To Protect The Voting Rights That They Are Unable To Protect.
Democrats

Texas Democratic lawmakers just took an unprecedented step to prevent a voter suppression bill from becoming law for the second time this year: they walked out. In May, just hours before the Texas…

The NAACP Has Offered To Pay Bail For Texas Democrats Who May Be Arrested For Participating In A Voting Protest.
Texas

The NAACP has stated that it will offer to pay bail for Texas Democrats who are currently facing arrest for fleeing the state in a last-ditch attempt to stop Republicans' state voter suppression bil…

In A Call For Voting Rights Legislation, Biden Turns Trump's "Big Lie" Against The GOP.
Donald Trump

President Joe Biden made his strongest push yet for Democrats' voting rights bills in Congress on Tuesday, in response to Republican-backed voter restrictions in dozens of states across the country,…

'We're Buying Some Time,' Texas Democrats Say Of GOP Voting Restrictions
Democratic Party

Dozens of Texas Democrats gathered on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to urge Congress to pass voting rights protections, a day after the caucus abruptly left its home state to oppose Republican-led efforts…

In His Speech In Philadelphia, Biden Will Tie Republican Voter Restrictions To Trump's "big Lie."
Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is expected to make his most forceful statements yet about Republican efforts to restrict voting rights across the country on Tuesday, pointing out that they are ba…

Texas Democrats Flee The State In An Attempt To Prevent Restrictive Voting Laws From Being Enacted.
Texas

Several media outlets reported that Democratic lawmakers in Texas left the state on Monday to deny Republicans a quorum during a special legislative session, preventing a vote on a restrictive elect…

Texas Will Prosecute A Man Celebrated For Waiting In Long Lines Amid Voter Suppression Efforts
Voting Rights

Texas police arrested and charged Hervis Rogers, a 62-year-old Black man whose story of perseverance in the face of voter suppression efforts went viral during the 2020 presidential primaries. Roge…

Harris Criticizes GOP Voting Rights Attacks And Promises Democrats Will Fight New Restrictions
Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris is spending the week addressing Republican attacks on voting rights and speaking to Black Americans, one of the groups disproportionately affected by the wave of GOP-bac…

To Please Joe Manchin, Can Democrats Stomach A National Voter ID Law?
Voting Rights

To obtain Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-W.Va.) vote to begin debate on the For The People Act, a comprehensive voting rights, campaign finance, redistricting, and ethics reform bill, Democratic Party leader…

In The Arizona Voting Rights Case, Justice Kagan Issues A Fiery Dissent.
Supreme Court

Justice Elena Kagan reacted angrily after the Supreme Court's conservative members voted unanimously on Thursday to uphold voting restrictions in Arizona that have been criticized for having a dispr…