Biden Vows To Push Stalled Voting Rights, Police Reform Legislation Through Congress

Frustrated Democrats demand action.

Dem Lawmakers Cry Foul After Senate GOP Rejects Voting Rights Bill

In a close vote, Republicans thwart the legislation that would have protected vulnerable Americans from voter suppression.

Voting Rights Bill Likely To Stall In Senate Due To GOP Filibuster, But Democrats Unite Behind It

The ‘For The People Act’ faces major GOP opposition.

Senate Passes Bill to Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

The bill is expected to pass the House soon.

New Bipartisan HBCU Bill Would Bring Funding To Rebuild, Repair, and Modernize Campuses

The IGNITE bill would address several funding problems.
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), listens during a hearing about reparations for the descendants of slaves for the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday June 19, 2019.  (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto)

House Moves Reparations Study Bill Forward After 30 Years Of Struggling To Be Heard

H.R. 40 would create a commission to study reparations.

Democratic and Republican Lawmakers Clash in Congress Over D.C. Statehood Legislation

Legislators debated making Washington D.C. the 51st state.

George Floyd Justice in Policing Act: 5 Things the New Bill Would Do

The new legislation has several important components.
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 13, 2021: A week after the insurrection of the U.S. Capitol, with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi presiding the House of Representatives votes to impeach Donald Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors, on the House floor in Washington, DC Wednesday January 13, 2021. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post)

Sweeping Legislation That Could Strengthen Voter Power Heads To The House

The provisions of H.R. 1 could change how Americans vote.

Georgia’s Republican Senators Introduce Legislation To Block Certain Votes

The measures are an apparent response to Republican losses.

John Lewis Voting Rights Act Measure Introduced by Rep. Jim Clyburn

The provision would restore a part of the Voting Rights Act