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By Paul J. Weber, Will Weissert, Associated Press
Texas Democrats who hurriedly fled to Washington to block sweeping new election laws back home acknowledged Tuesday they can't stay away forever and urged Congress to act on voting rights, while Republican Gov. Greg Abbott threatened them with arrest the…
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Democrats in the Texas Legislature are bolting for Washington, D.C., to try to stop Republicans from enacting new voting restrictions. They say they’re ready to remain there for weeks in a second revolt against a GOP overhaul of election laws.
By Associated Press
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says the president plans to lay out his case for why lawmakers must pass a voting rights bill because denying the right to vote is "suppression and silencing."…
By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller, Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
The White House says Biden will travel to Philadelphia on Tuesday to discuss "actions to protect the sacred, constitutional right to vote." Biden met with civil rights leaders in the West Wing on Thursday.
By Lisa Desjardins
The Texas legislature gaveled in a special session Thursday to address many Republican priorities. Chief among them: updating voting laws, including I.D. requirements for mail-in ballots and a ban on 24-hour and drive-through voting. Lisa Desjardins speaks to State Representative…
By Courtney Vinopal
Ahead of the first Fourth of July since an attack on the Capitol, fueled by baseless claims of voter fraud, and as several GOP-led states work now to enact stricter voting rules, majorities of Democrats, Republicans and independents express worry…
By John Yang, Alex D'Elia
On the final day of its term, the Supreme Court issued major decisions that put the court's 6-3 conservative majority in the spotlight, especially given the national debate on voting rights. John Yang reports with Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court upheld voting restrictions in Arizona in a decision that could make it harder to challenge other voting measures put in place by Republican lawmakers following last year's elections.
By Michael Balsamo, Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press
Republican lawmakers in the state pushed back immediately, pledging a forceful defense of Georgia's law.
By Laura Santhanam
The Biden administration has pushed for voting rights laws as states pass laws restricting ballot access.
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