Trend – The Big Lie

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The Big Lie is undermining our democracy. Both parties need to to defeat it | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - January 19, 2022

Americans are legitimately worried about the future of democracy.

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The seven states to watch, including Pa., in the fight over voting rights | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: and - January 18, 2022

Although Pa. Republicans didn't score a win in 2021, the GOP is sticking with its efforts to restrict voting in the Keystone State.

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The U.S. Senate is broken. Missouri’s talking filibuster could fix it | Opinion

BY: - January 18, 2022

Presently, all U.S. Senate Republicans have to do to start and maintain a filibuster is draft a one-sentence letter informing leadership of their objection. That’s insane.

Advocates for the poor slam Senate filibuster meltdown; call for action on voting rights

BY: - January 17, 2022

'We are in a crisis of democracy,” the Rev. William Barber said. 'We talk about the filibuster, about how it hurts Black people — the filibuster has hurt everybody in this country.'

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NPR showed us the best way to interview a totalitarian liar | Dick Polman

BY: - January 17, 2022

The lesson: Don't back down in the face of the Big Lie.

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Unable to win the battle of ideas, Pa. Republicans are damaging the state Constitution | Opinion

BY: - January 16, 2022

There's nothing small-d democratic about this process at all.

Government watchdog latest to sue Fulton County over missing 2020 election review documents

BY: - January 16, 2022

The lawsuit asks the court to compel the release of election officials’ communications with outside parties, including those involved with reviewing the election results and voting equipment.

Pa. Supreme Court delays Fulton County election review

BY: - January 14, 2022

'Dominion welcomes such reviews by accredited elections entities,' the company said in a statement to the Capital-Star. 'We have made this expressly clear to county officials many times, including in legal filings. Unfortunately, this inspection does not comply with existing federal or state requirements.'

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About the GOP’s historical amnesia on voting rights | John L. Micek

BY: - January 13, 2022

There is only one party actively working to disenfranchise Black voters and voters of color. Any other argument is a distraction.

Congressional Black Caucus calls for Senate action on voting rights

BY: - January 13, 2022

Only one Republican, Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, has said she would support Democrats in passing the John Lewis measure.

Pa. court declines request to quash Senate GOP election investigation subpoena, needs more time for review

BY: - January 10, 2022

Most of the requested information is publicly available. State law, however, prohibits the public release of someone’s driver’s license number and Social Security number.

Election experts: Still more to be done on state, federal elections before 2022 midterms

BY: - January 9, 2022

Former homeland secretary said Jan.6 was more dangerous than 9/11.