Republicans defeat critical voting rights bill as White House warns ‘democracy is in peril’

Senate Republicans block vote on For The People Act while GOP lawmakers launch partisan campaign to undermine ballot access A civil rights bill central to expand voting rights across the US – and Democrats’ best chance of an antidote against a wave of restrictive voting laws proposed in nearly every state – has failed inContinue reading “Republicans defeat critical voting rights bill as White House warns ‘democracy is in peril’”

The next political battleground: school boards

The debate over coronavirus precautions and school reopening has fueled a surge of new candidates for school boards across the country. Why it matters: What was traditionally a nonpartisan, hyper-local role is now at center of a swirling national political debate. Conservative and progressive parents have clashed over when and how to reopen classrooms — andContinue reading “The next political battleground: school boards”

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