House Democrats have laid out a blueprint for how they plan to govern as the majority and some of the ways they plan to take on the GOP-controlled Senate and President Donald Trump.
By Jessica Yarvin
House Democrats on Friday unveiled their first bill for the new Congress, a good-government package to limit big money in politics, make it easier for citizens to vote and require presidents to disclose their tax returns.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
More than 60 percent of voters in Florida chose on Election Day to restore voting rights to 1.5 million people with prior felonies, amending state policy enforced during the 19th century and upheld until Tuesday. Myrna Perez, who leads the…
Research shows when ex-offenders regain their voting rights, they can became more trusting of government and the criminal justice system.
By Victoria Shineman, The Conversation
By Kate Brumback, Associated Press
Georgia election officials must stop rejecting absentee ballots and absentee ballot applications without first giving voters a chance to fix the problem, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
On Nov. 6, more than six million Americans will be unable to vote because of a felony conviction on their records. More than a quarter of them live in Florida.
By Roman V. Yampolskiy, The Conversation
A new argument has laid a path for artificial intelligence systems to be recognized as people without any legislation, court rulings or other revisions to existing law.
By Hannah Grabenstein
Earlier this month, a Washington, D.C., city councilman proposed what hasn’t been a widely embraced idea in recent years: lowering the voting age threshold in local and federal elections from 18 to 16.
By Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press
A conservative Republican who has supported President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegal votes cost Trump the popular vote in 2016 will have to prove Kansas has a problem with voter fraud if he's to win a legal…
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