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Georgia Hit With Pair of Lawsuits Over Sweeping Voter Suppression Law

"The Georgia NAACP will continue to fight until every voter is able to freely and confidently participate in democracy," vowed the state president.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'Vicious Attack on Voting Rights': Georgia Governor Signs GOP Suppression Bill

"This is why federal voting rights legislation is necessary."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'Reprehensible Power Grab': Outrage as Georgia House Passes GOP Bill Restricting Voting Rights

"Georgia Republicans didn't like the results of the 2020 election so they decided they would try to dictate who they will let vote and who they won't let vote."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


As White House Backs For the People Act, New Calls to Get Rid of Filibuster

"The For the People Act could be the last best chance to fix our broken democracy," Common Cause told lawmakers.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·



Majority of US Voters Across Political Spectrum Back Landmark Pro-Democracy Reform Bill: Poll

One prominent campaign finance expert called the For the People Act "an incredibly important piece of comprehensive democracy reform."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Progressives Applaud Biden Pick of Rosenworcel to Lead FCC Out of Carnage Left by Ajit Pai

"She knows the FCC from the bottom up and she understands how to make good things happen there," said one former Commissioner.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


McConnell Urged to 'Finish the Job' and Reconvene Senate to Put Twice-Impeached Trump on Trial

"The Senate must now move as quickly as possible to convict, remove, and disqualify Trump from ever seeking federal office again."

Common Dreams staff ·


After Inciting Deadly Invasion of US Capitol, Twitter Permanently Suspends @realDonaldTrump

After years of resisting suspension demands, the social media company said that the move was "due to the risk of further incitement of violence."

Common Dreams staff ·


Supreme Court Punts on Trump Attempt to 'Use the Census as a Political Weapon to Disempower Communities of Color'

"If this policy is ever actually implemented, we'll be right back in court challenging it," vowed the ACLU attorney who argued the case.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·