- Data Covid-19 USA — Democrats know that their election overhaul has no chance as long as the filibuster exists, but they are eager to show that all that stands in its way are Republicans.
After resisting Donald Trump’s demands to overturn Georgia’s election results, Gov. Brian Kemp was an outcast in his own party. Now he’s embraced the state’s new voting bill as a way to rebuild his standing.
Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia, who is starting his re-election push, argued that the league had “caved to fear” in moving its All-Star Game as he tried to rally Republicans around the new voting limits.
New Jersey, a state controlled by Democrats, will offer more than a week of early in-person voting for the first time before November’s election.
Two bills moving through the Republican-controlled Legislature would place new restrictions on voting access, in ways Democrats say would have an outsize impact on Black voters.
Democrats had huge breakthroughs in winning the presidential vote and two Senate runoff elections. But power in the state’s government largely remains in the hands of Republicans.
The Democratic showing in the Senate races on Tuesday confirmed that Georgia’s metamorphosis from conservative bastion to battleground state was complete.
A Baptist preacher born and raised in Georgia, he would become his state’s first Black senator, breaking a barrier with distinct meaning in American politics.
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