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Voting Rights

 

'Major Milestone' as Rhode Island Expands Voting Rights

A newly passed measure was praised as "a huge step forward in improving and modernizing voting in the Ocean State."

Andrea Germanos ·


Onslaught of the Oily Authoritarians

The only realistic course is to protect the electoral process despite all its flaws, ensure universal voting rights, and push harder than ever to make this country what it has never been: a multiracial, pluralistic democracy.

Stan Cox ·


Reproductive Rights Coalition Tells Dems to 'Stop Defending the Filibuster in Our Name'

"While the filibuster has prevented passage of anti-abortion legislation in the past, we are under no illusion that clinging to the filibuster will protect us now."

Jessica Corbett ·


The Ongoing GOP Attack on Democracy

Trump lost by more than seven million votes, but his false claim that Democrats stole the election from him isn't just about 2020 anymore.

Steven Harper ·


Dems Chant 'Black Votes Are Under Attack' as Florida GOP Rams Through DeSantis' Map

Republicans are "drunk on power and bullying anyone in their way into submission," warned Democratic state Rep. Anna Eskamani.

Jake Johnson ·


Three Key Roles The Jan. 6 Committee Should Play In Its Upcoming Public Hearings

The 2022 congressional elections could serve as proving grounds for attempting to steal the 2024 presidential election.

Fred Wertheimer ·


Democracy 'Under Siege' in GOP War on Black Voters: Report

"Never before has the nation seen such an insidious and coordinated campaign to obliterate the very principle of 'one person, one vote' from the political process."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Dangerous and Unprecedented': Florida GOP Gives DeSantis Power to Draw Congressional Map

"The Florida Legislature's decision to cede this decennial process of redrawing lines for congressional districts to Gov. DeSantis is undemocratic," said the ACLU.

Jake Johnson ·


Trump Jr. Pushed Meadows to Overturn Election as Votes Were Counted, Texts Show

"This is as explicit as it gets," said one observer.

Julia Conley ·


State Candidates and the 'Trump Ticket'—He Said the Quiet Part Out Loud Again

If his "ticket" wins in November 2022, Trump loyalists will be able to deliver him a victory in 2024, even if he loses the state's popular vote again.

Steven Harper ·

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