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Progressives win key primary races despite millions spent to back corporate Democrats

  • May 18, 2022
We look at Tuesday’s primary elections across five states, which could set the tone for this year’s midterm elections in…
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Voting rights bills appear doomed in Senate as Sinema & Manchin oppose filibuster change

  • January 17, 2022
Democratic Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin have rejected a plan by their party’s leaders to change Senate rules to…
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‘The coming coup’: Ari Berman on Republican efforts to steal future elections

  • January 14, 2022
Mother Jones reporter Ari Berman warns the Republican Party is laying the groundwork to steal the 2022 midterms and future…
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New report warns “Tidal Wave” of voter suppression laws set to intensify in 2022

  • December 22, 2021
A new report by the Brennan Center for Justice warns the “tidal wave of restrictive voting legislation” pushed by Republican…
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Trump asked DOJ for help overturning the election nine times

  • October 11, 2021
A new draft report from the Senate Judiciary Committee has revealed Donald Trump directly asked the Justice Department nine times…
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Republicans are ‘injecting chaos’ and attempting to control elections even in red counties

  • October 1, 2021
by Jeremy Schwartz, ProPublica and The Texas Tribune. This story was originally published by ProPublica HOOD COUNTY, Texas — Michele…
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Governor Gavin Newsom survives Republican-led recall effort

  • September 15, 2021
Californians overwhelmingly rejected a Republican-led recall effort against Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday that cost close to $300 million…
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Texas GOP advance voter suppression bill

  • August 27, 2021
Texas’s House of Representatives has advanced sweeping voter suppression legislation, with the Republican majority poised to approve the measure today.…
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John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act passes!

  • August 25, 2021
The House has also voted to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which aims to restore key provisions…
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Rep. Terri Sewell introduces Voting Rights Act in front of Edmund Pettus Bridge

  • August 18, 2021
House Democrats on Tuesday introduced legislation aimed at restoring the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which was gutted by a…
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