Politics Aug 17

The sun shines on the U.S. Capitol after the Senate passed U.S. President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan in a party-line vote in Washington, U.S., March 6, 2021.
Democrats unveil plan to update landmark voting law

The bill from Rep. Terri Sewell of Alabama seeks to restore a key provision of the federal law that compelled states with a history of discrimination to undergo a federal review before changing voting laws.

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Remembering John Lewis, an American civil rights icon

The United States bid a final farewell to John Lewis in Atlanta Thursday, after more than a week of observations in his honor. A congressman and lifelong activist, Lewis endured threats, repeated imprisonment and physical violence to fight for civil…