voting rights

Judge Says Trump Is Not Immune From Lawsuit Over His Actions Around 2020 Elections

A federal judge said that Donald Trump doesn't have "absolute immunity" as the former president's legal team claimed in response…

1 year ago

Arizona Judge Restricts Ballot Watchers Activity Amid Fear of Voter Intimidation

A federal judge in Arizona granted an emergency order prohibiting a conservative election watchdog group from intimidating voters while casting…

1 year ago

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Looks To Reform Electoral Count Act

The Democrats' voting rights bill was blocked in the Senate earlier this week, but there is still hope that some…

2 years ago

Senate Won’t Change Filibuster Rules To Pass Voting Rights

The Senate Republicans along with Democratic Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) upheld the Senate filibuster rules…

2 years ago

Martin Luther King III Criticizes Sinema, Urges End To Filibuster

Martin Luther King III spoke at a Phoenix, Arizona march and rally about the necessity to protect voting rights. In…

2 years ago

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema Rejects Filibuster Rule Change To Pass Voting Rights Bill

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) will not side with her party to vote to change filibuster rules to pass the Democrat's…

2 years ago

Biden To Meet With Senate Democrats About Voting Rights Bill

President Joe Biden met with the Senate Democrats on Thursday to urge voting rights legislation and amendment to the current…

2 years ago

Michelle Obama Vows To Train 100,000 Volunteers For 2022 Election

Former First Lady Michelle Obama has vowed to register over a million new voters for the 2022 election cycle in…

2 years ago

Biden Calls For Filibuster Reform In Atlanta Voting Rights Speech

President Joe Biden flew to Atlanta this afternoon to give a speech at Ebenezer Baptist Church and used the opportunity…

2 years ago

Schumer Will Try To Revise Senate Filibuster Rules In Order To Pass Election Reform

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) is attempting filibuster rule change in a Hail Mary as various aspects of…

2 years ago

Stacey Abrams Advocates For Voting Rights After Launching Bid For Governor

Stacey Abrams, widely renowned for her work during the 2020 election in drastically expanding voter turnout, had begun a second…

2 years ago

Impatience Grows With Democrats’ Progress On Voting Rights Bills

The Biden administration is seeking to expand voting rights, but the legislative progress on the issue has been slow, to…

2 years ago

Sen. Raphael Warnock Says Democrats Must Change Filibuster ‘To Save Democracy’

United States Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Georgia) has implored his Democratic colleagues to amend the filibuster rules to fast-track voting rights…

2 years ago

Manchin Pitches Compromise Election Bill To McConnell

Sen. Joe Manchin met with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday afternoon in a last-ditch effort to push for…

2 years ago

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Signs GOP Voting Restriction Bill

On Tuesday, Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Texas) signed an election bill that adds more voting restrictions on the state's citizens, three…

2 years ago

House Black Caucus Chair Joyce Beatty Arrested In Senate Building Protesting For Voting Rights

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) was arrested at a voting rights protest on Thursday afternoon. Beatty was…

3 years ago

Texas Democrats Pressure Moderate Democratic Senators To Push For Voting Reform

Texas Democrats, who fled their own state on Monday in an attempt to stop restrictive GOP voting bills, are in…

3 years ago

Texas House GOP Sends Law Enforcement To Find Democrats Who Fled State Over Voter Law

Texas House Republicans on Tuesday agreed to send state police to track down the 58 Democratic lawmakers who left Austin…

3 years ago

Texas Man Who Stood in Line For 6 Hours To Vote Charged Could Get 40 Years In Prison For Illegal Voting

A Texas man who waited in line over six hours to vote at the Democratic primary elections in March 2020…

3 years ago

Justice Department Sues Georgia Over State’s New Voting Restrictions

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday that the Department of Justice is suing the state of Georgia over its new…

3 years ago