- Data Covid-19 USA — A ‘house divided’ cannot support our democracy.
- Data Covid-19 USA — The Texas Legislature is trying again after Democrats staged an abrupt walkout in May to kill a Republican plan narrowing voting options in the state.
The tallying of more than 125,000 absentee ballots will determine whether Eric Adams retains his lead in the Democratic primary.
The draining work of 2020 has spurred resignations and retirements. In a recent survey, one in three officials said they felt unsafe in the jobs.
While party leaders have long worried about the discriminatory effects of such laws, many now see other restrictive voting measures pushed by Republicans as a more urgent threat.
All 50 G.O.P. senators opposed the sweeping elections overhaul, leaving a long-shot bid to eliminate the filibuster as Democrats’ best remaining hope to enact legal changes.
With Republicans set to filibuster, Democrats are focusing on staying unified in the face of defeat. But the path ahead for the legislation is murky at best.
As G.O.P. legislatures move to curtail voting rules, congressional Democrats say authoritarianism looms, but Republicans dismiss the concerns as politics as usual.
The attorney general’s commitment served notice to Republican-led states imposing new voting restrictions, and included a vow to protect the voting rights of people of color.
Senator Joe Manchin III, Democrat of West Virginia, appeared to slam the door on the far-reaching measure when he wrote in a home state newspaper he will not vote for any partisan voting bill.
Opposition from Republicans and some of their own senators has left Democrats struggling to determine whether they should try to nix the filibuster to save a top priority.
- Soldiers work at Javtis Center NEW YORK--U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathaly Eumana assigned to 1569th Medium Truck Company 369th Sustainment Brigade 53rd Troop Command provides intelligence services in support of state efforts to provide mass COVID-19 vaccinations administered by the New York State Department of Health at the Javits Convention…