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Texans go to the polls under sweeping new voting restrictions
'You sent me off to Vietnam 50 years ago to fight for this country, and we go backwards,' a 74-year-old veteran said.
States, including Pa., target ballot drop boxes in fight over voting rights | Analysis
In the November 2020 general election, nearly 40 states had ballot drop boxes available and more voters used drop boxes than in any election in U.S. history.
Bipartisanship failed on voting rights. Kyrsten Sinema and her backers ignore that | Jim Small
People often compare the Arizona Democrat to the late Sen. John McCain. It fails on several levels.
Trump’s fake electors: Here’s the full list
The slate of fake electors includes Lou Barletta and Charlie Gerow, both candidates for governor in Pennsylvania.
From coast to coast, GOP lawmakers are seeking new powers over state elections | Analysis
This year, GOP lawmakers in at least five states are seeking reviews of the 2020 election results.
Report: Justice Dept. to investigate Republicans who sent fake Trump electors to Congress
The U.S. Dept. of Justice has launched an investigation into an apparent attempt by Republicans in seven battleground states won by President Joe Biden in 2020, including Pennsylvania, to allegedly subvert the election results by sending falsified slates of electors for ex-President Donald Trump to Congress, according to a published report. Deputy Attorney General Lisa […]
Get real, Republicans. Americans elected you to work, not obstruct | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
And then you can stop spreading the Big Lie and defend democracy like Real Republicans would.
States weigh how to shield election officials from threats, harassment
Criminal justice reform advocates and advocacy groups say they don’t believe in increasing criminal penalties in a time of over-policing.
The Big Lie is undermining our democracy. Both parties need to to defeat it | Bruce Ledewitz
Americans are legitimately worried about the future of democracy.
The seven states to watch, including Pa., in the fight over voting rights | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Although Pa. Republicans didn't score a win in 2021, the GOP is sticking with its efforts to restrict voting in the Keystone State.
The U.S. Senate is broken. Missouri’s talking filibuster could fix it | Opinion
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
'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.'