Last night, the Georgia governor signed an elections bill into law that amounts to nothing less than voter suppression. Here’s what we can do about it.
Let’s Talk About Joe Manchin
Senator Joe Manchin is in the news a lot now, because he represents the key 50th vote in the Senate. Let’s look at Manchin’s background to see what clues there are for how he might operate under President Biden.
Is There Any Good News About Voting Rights?
There is an outright assault on voting rights across the country right now. But, there is also some good news regarding voting, so let’s look at that.
All Eyes Are On the Senate
Three big news stories all converged on the Senate at the end of this week. Read up on all the details here.
The Bills Congress Is Working On This Week 3/1
There are two hugely consequential bills working through Congress this week. Which means, it’s time to light up the phones.
29 States Trying to Expand Voting Rights in 2020
Republicans are doing everything in their power to make voting as difficult as possible. The gutting of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 a few years ago doesn’t help. That said, there are other remedies and it is really important that we… Read More ›
Why is McConnell Blocking Election Security Bills?
Do you remember how Special Counsel Robert Mueller ended his one and only public press conference? “And I will close by reiterating the central allegation of our indictments — that there were multiple, systematic efforts to interference in our election…. Read More ›
Saturday Morning Cartoons 3/16
Editorial cartoonists on this week’s biggest news stories. By Matt Davies, Newsday By Mike Luckovich, Atlanta Journal-Constitution By Bob Rogers By Kevin Kal Kallaugher, Kaltoons By Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch By Matt Davies,… Read More ›
House Democrats Pass the Election Reform Bill: Here’s What’s In It
The Democrats are the pro-democracy party, and they want all Americans to know it. The first piece of legislation they announced would be their first of the new Congress was HR1, or the For the People Act. After multiple hearings,… Read More ›
One Way to Make Election Day a Holiday
Congress is not the only place where consequential decisions about voting rights can be made. The big media outlets tend to cover Congress because their decisions affect the greatest number of their customers, and so the stories of good work… Read More ›
Republicans Just Attacked the Democrats’ Push to Strengthen Our Democracy
You know that thing that you’re never supposed to say out loud? Well, Mitch McConnell said it. Shortly after the Democrats won the majority in the House, they announced that the first piece of legislation that they were going… Read More ›
15 States Trying to Expand Voting Rights in 2019
Republicans are doing everything in their power to make voting as difficult as possible. The gutting of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 a few years ago doesn’t help. That said, there are other remedies and it is really important… Read More ›