(LOS ANGELES) -- As Californians head to the polls to decide on whether they want to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom, and if so, who to replace him with, preliminary data is showing positives for the incumbent. Just 3 in 10 California voters say Newsom's pandemic... Read More.
(TEXAS) -- Three months and two special sessions after Texas House Democrats engaged in the first of three quorum breaks over the Republican-backed legislative priority of "election integrity," the final version of the bill officially became law on Tuesday. In its final form, Senate Bill 1... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Tuesday passed the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act legislation that aims to strengthen a key component of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 after it was weakened by two Supreme Court decisions. The legislation, named after the late... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dominion Voting Systems on Tuesday morning filed three $1.6 billion defamation lawsuits against two pro-Trump media networks and an outspoken Trump ally, the latest in a string of suits from the company against those it says pushed false accusations that the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After nearly three decades behind bars, Joel Caston is seeking redemption through politics. The 44-year-old felon, convicted of murder as a teenager, became the newest elected public servant in Washington, D.C., this summer, winning a groundbreaking election for neighborhood commissioner on the city's... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., was among 10 demonstrators arrested by U.S. Capitol Police on Thursday in an orchestrated act of civil disobedience outside the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill. Johnson and voting rights advocates participating in Black Voters Matter Fund's "Brothers... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- For the first time in 20 years, the Senate Rules Committee held a field hearing on Monday, this time in Atlanta to discuss voting rights as Democrats push for federal reform in the wake of sweeping legislation in Georgia -- and in GOP-led... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Vice President Kamala Harris met with Melanie Campbell, president of the National Coalition of Black Civic Participation, and other Black female activists in the Roosevelt Room on Friday to discuss voting rights. Many of the women who were invited to the meeting participated... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Roughly a dozen Texas Democrats who fled their state to come to Washington met Thursday in a Capitol Hill basement with the Senate Democrat who holds the key vote in Congress on voting rights legislation, West Virginia's Joe Manchin. But apparently, the subject... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- President Joe Biden in a fiery speech on Tuesday decried Republican efforts to limit ballot access across the country as a "21st Century Jim Crow assault," while warning Americans that the GOP push to restrict voting and "selfish" challenge of the 2020... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden stepped up the fight for voting rights on Tuesday, speaking in the nation's birthplace of Philadelphia and invoking history, saying, "We the People began as a story that's neither simple nor straightforward. "But some things in America should be simple... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Texas Democrats spent Tuesday in Washington pressuring Congress to pass federal voting rights legislation and calling for an exception to the Senate's filibuster rule blocking Democrats from moving forward with a measure they say would stop GOP-led efforts to restrict voting in... Read More.