Voting rights bill fails in Senate as focus shifts again to filibuster

23-06-2021

The For the People Act, the sweeping voting rights bill championed by Democrats, was blocked in the Senate Tuesday as it failed to reach the 60-vote threshold needed to overcome a Republican filibuster in the evenly divided chamber. The procedural vote to open debate on the bill was supported by all 50 Democrats and opposed by all 50 Republicans. The legislation would have made... Read more

Kyrsten Sinema’s Filibuster Stand: If Democrats Pass Bills, GOP Can Just Overturn Them Later

22-06-2021

The Arizona Democrat argued in an op-ed that preserving the Senate minority rights is more important than passing legislation amid threats to democracy. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema stood firmly for the filibuster Monday, saying essentially that Democrats should not take advantage of being in the majority by passing legislation that a future Republican majority could overturn. The Arizona Democrat wrote an opinion article... Read more

Mike Pence called 'traitor' by hecklers in Florida

18-06-2021

Former Vice President Mike Pence was briefly heckled Friday as a "traitor" at a conservative conference in Orlando seen as a stop for Republicans honing stump speeches for a possible presidential run in 2024. As Pence kicked off his remarks to the Faith and Freedom Coalition, the organization founded by political consultant and lobbyist Ralph Reed, several audience members greeted him... Read more

YouTube Suspends GOP Sen. Ron Johnson For COVID-19 ‘Misinformation’

13-06-2021

The Wisconsin Republican’s one-week ban from uploading videos stems from his comments to the Milwaukee Press Club event, which were posted on the platform. Sen. Ron Johnson was suspended Friday from uploading videos to YouTube for one week, after the company said he violated its COVID-19 “medical misinformation policies.” The Wisconsin Republican’s removal stems from statements he made during a June 3... Read more

Texas becomes latest battle in GOP's push for stricter voting laws. Here are the others.

02-06-2021

An effort in Texas to make it more difficult to vote is the latest attempt by Republicans to complicate ballot access as former President Donald Trump continues to push baseless claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him. The legislation proposed by Texas GOP lawmakers would be among the most restrictive in the country. It would put new limits on... Read more

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