By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats Wednesday began their march forward on a sweeping voting rights bill, convening a hearing on their "top priority" legislation despite Republican efforts to cast the bill as a Democratic power grab.
By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A coalition of voter advocacy and civil liberties organizations have doubled down on opposing proposed legislation that would impose new voting restrictions in Georgia, calling on major corporations based in the state to oppose the... Read More.
BY: QUINN SCANLAN, ABC NEWS (ATLANTA) — Overcoming universal Democratic opposition, Republicans in the Georgia Senate on Monday narrowly passed a sweeping elections omnibus bill that would eliminate no-excuse absentee voting, which was enacted by Republicans in 2005, just months after a record... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The House late Wednesday night passed a sweeping ethics and voting rights package, first introduced in 2019.The "For the People Act of 2021" is something Democrats say is urgently needed as Republican-controlled state legislatures... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The House on Wednesday is expected to pass a sweeping ethics and voting rights package first introduced in 2019, one Democrats say is urgently needed as GOP-controlled state legislatures scramble to change voting laws in the... Read More.
By DEVIN DWYER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with whether and how to impose limits for the first time on a key part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 meant to combat racial discrimination in... Read More.
BY: DEVIN DWYER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) —As Republicans in nearly every state push new voting restrictions in the aftermath of the 2020 election, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear a major case to decide how those new rules should be judged... Read More.
By OLIVIA RUBIN and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News(DENVER) -- Dominion Voting Systems on Monday morning filed a $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit against Trump ally Mike Lindell and his company, MyPillow, alleging that the conservative TV commentator helped push false... Read More.
By DEVIN DWYER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court has formally rejected several appeals from Republicans and former President Donald Trump over contested 2020 voting rules in key battleground states.The court declined to take up a challenge to... Read More.
BY: QUINN SCANLAN, ABC NEWS (ATLANTA) — Republicans in the Georgia state House have introduced a 48-page omnibus bill that, if enacted, would make sweeping changes to the state's election processes. Republicans on the committee argued the bill, which tackles multiple areas of election... Read More.
BY: LIBBY CATHEY, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is hitting back at critics who accuse him of hypocrisy for voting not guilty in former President Donald Trump's trial and then blaming him for provoking the Capitol attack -- as... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM AND QUINN SCANLAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — After joining with six Republican colleagues to vote to convict former President Donald Trump on the charge of inciting an insurrection, retiring North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr was censured by his state party. "Tonight,... Read More.