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Voting Rights

GOP Destroying Democracy With Claims They Are Saving It

America desperately needs a dose of its own medicine of democracy promotion.

John Feffer ·

Progressives Vow to 'Hold the Line' on Democrats' Bold Agenda

"We refuse to let conservatives stop us from getting what people need and deserve," said the youth-led Sunrise Movement. "We have to pass a bold reconciliation bill first."

Jessica Corbett ·

According to US Supreme Court, Right to Buy an Election More Protected Than Right to Vote in One

The extraordinary lengths to which the Court has shown it will go to enable the rich to effectively buy elections with its blithe disregard for the rights of people should terrify all those concerned with the survival of our extremely weakened and problematic democracy.

Randy Baker ·

'Now the Senate Must Act': Progressives Applaud House Passage of John Lewis Voting Rights Bill

"As long as we let the filibuster stand, this necessary bill will be stuck in the Senate," warned Congresswoman Jayapal. "It’s your right to vote or the filibuster."

Jon Queally ·

'Incredible': Court Restores Voting Rights for 55K Former Felons in North Carolina

While GOP lawmakers ready an appeal, voting rights advocates move to ensure formerly incarcerated people know about the ruling.

Julia Conley ·

Our Progressive Agenda Is Popular and Our Candidates Can Win

If Democrats want to govern for a generation instead of winning one-off races by slim margins, we will need to mend the deep tears among the American electorate and reckon with the injustices that were sewn into the fabric of our flag.

Brooke Adams ·

As Texas House Reaches Quorum, GOP Poised to Advance Voter Suppression Package

"The people of Texas need Gov. Abbot focused on putting an end to this pandemic—not our right to vote—so we can safely send our kids to school, re-open our small businesses, and get on with our lives."

Kenny Stancil ·

Texas Supreme Court Says Dems Who Fled State to Block Voter Suppression Package Can Be Arrested

GOP-appointed judges sided with Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and right-wing lawmakers in the state, who are seeking to secure a quorum to pass legislation attacking voting rights.

Kenny Stancil ·

Dems Unveil Key Voting Rights Bill Amid Calls to Pass For the People Act

"It's time to pass H.R. 4 along with the For the People Act," said one House Democrat. "But we can't do so unless we finally end the filibuster."

Brett Wilkins ·

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