Elections

Confirming GOP Fears, Poll Shows Biden's Voting Bill Popular With Republican Voters

Confirming GOP Fears, Poll Shows Biden's Voting Bill Popular With Republican Voters
Still, as long as Senate Republicans refuse to support the bill, passing electoral reforms depends on eliminating the filibuster, which conservative Democrats have yet to endorse.
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Montana's Republican governor signs new law that makes it harder to vote

Montana's Republican governor signs new law that makes it harder to vote
Gov. Greg Gianforte signed bills eliminating same-day voter registration and toughens the state's voter ID requirement.
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South Carolina Bill Would Require Teaching Based on Trump's Ahistorical 1776 Report

South Carolina Bill Would Require Teaching Based on Trump's Ahistorical 1776 Report
"This kind of legislation... introduces more problems and more politics," said one historian critic. "It is telling people how to think, not to think."
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Georgia civil rights groups sue over state's new racist voting law

Georgia civil rights groups sue over state's new racist voting law
The Republican-controlled state Legislature passed a law on Thursday that requires ID to vote by mail, shortens early voting in runoff elections, and makes it a crime to give out food and drinks to people waiting in line to vote.
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Georgia Business Group Comes Out Against GOP Effort to Suppress the Vote

Georgia Business Group Comes Out Against GOP Effort to Suppress the Vote
Voting rights advocates have been pressuring major corporations in the state to oppose Georgia Republicans' voter suppression bills.
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Georgia GOP Transforms 2-Page Bill Into 93-Page Assault on Voting Rights

Georgia GOP Transforms 2-Page Bill Into 93-Page Assault on Voting Rights
"Surprising advocates, legislators, and voters with a nearly 100-page bill is undemocratic and unacceptable."
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'They Run on Shrinking the Vote': Tens of Millions Threatened by GOP Attack on Voting

'They Run on Shrinking the Vote': Tens of Millions Threatened by GOP Attack on Voting
Democrats can eliminate the filibuster to pass legislation to stop voter suppression, said journalist Ari Berman, "or they can allow [the] GOP to undermine democracy for the next decade."
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5 lies Republicans are telling to try to sink a landmark voting rights bill

5 lies Republicans are telling to try to sink a landmark voting rights bill
The GOP opposition to the pro-democracy H.R. 1 bill is built on misinformation.
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Trump gives Medal of Freedom to congressman who helped incite riot at Capitol

Trump gives Medal of Freedom to congressman who helped incite riot at Capitol
It comes right after Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) tried to overturn the results of the 2020 election with his colleagues in Congress.
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'Era of Small Ideas Is Over': With Democrats Poised to Seize Senate, Progressives Say Party Has Mandate to Go Big

'Era of Small Ideas Is Over': With Democrats Poised to Seize Senate, Progressives Say Party Has Mandate to Go Big
"Recurring survival checks, union jobs that pay a living wage, guaranteed healthcare, racial justice, voting rights, immigration reform, climate action, reproductive justice, education, and much more. It can't wait!"
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