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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…

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…

Biden Slams Republicans For Stifling Voting Rights Bill Debate
Joe Biden

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden chastised Senate Republicans for blocking debate on the For the People Act, a broad piece of legislation aimed at improving and protecting voting rights. It was the…

What Happens Next In The Filibuster Battle After Republicans Block Voting Rights Bill?
Voting Rights

Republicans used the filibuster to prevent debate on the sweeping voting rights, campaign finance, redistricting, and ethics reform bill introduced by congressional Democrats as their top priority a…

Senator Raphael Warnock Defends "Dangerous" Voter Suppression And Filibuster Hypocrisy
Voting Rights

In an impassioned speech delivered on the Senate floor Tuesday, Georgia Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defended voting rights, denounced Republicans’ widespread voter suppression efforts, and chast…

Republicans Are Preparing To Obstruct Debate On The Voting Rights Act, Setting Up A Summer Filibuster Battle.
Republican Party

All 50 Senate Republicans plan to filibuster a sweeping reform bill covering voting rights, campaign finance, redistricting, and government ethics, which is the top priority of congressional Democra…

Democrats Will Introduce Legislation To Combat Election Subversion As Part Of Voting Rights Campaign
Republican Party

On Tuesday, Democrats plan to introduce legislation in the House and Senate to combat new laws in Republican-controlled states that could lead to partisan officials undermining fair elections. The…

Poor People's March On Joe Manchin And Mitch McConnell In Washington, D.C.
Civil Rights

On Wednesday, a group of civil rights activists will march to Washington, D.C., to protest Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentu…

Katy Perry And Orlando Bloom Issue A Terrifying Warning About Democracy In The Future
Voting Rights

Katy Perry and her fiance, Orlando Bloom, have joined forces to send a message about American democracy. “You are our only hope,” Bloom says in a one-minute video from the nonpartisan anti-corrupti…

Republicans Attack Joe Manchin's Voting 'Compromise'
Republican Party

Senate Republicans stated unequivocally on Thursday that they oppose all Democratic proposals to overhaul the nation's voting systems, including those proposed by moderate Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.)…

Sen. Joe Manchin Issues A Voting Rights 'Compromise' Proposal
Democratic Party

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WVa.) announced Wednesday which provisions of the For the People Act, a comprehensive package of voting rights, campaign finance, ethics, and redistricting reforms, he will suppo…