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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.
11/04/2021

After Collapse Of Police Reform Bill Talks, Supporters Express Dismay, Cast Blame

There was hope for reform, but the prospect now seems lost.
09/23/2021

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.
06/22/2021

Senate Passes Bill to Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

The bill is expected to pass the House soon.
06/16/2021

Sen. Chuck Schumer Talks Police Reform, Voting Rights And Black-Owned Businesses

The top Senate Democrat faces significant challenges.
05/03/2021

Rep. Val Demings Says She’s Considering Running For One Of Two Powerful Positions

She is looking at a run for U.S. Senate or governor.
04/28/2021

Black Republican Announces Candidacy To Challenge Rev. Raphael Warnock in 2022 U.S. Senate Race

Kelvin King is one of many Republicans who want the seat.
04/14/2021

OPINION: Ron Johnson’s Rhetoric Is Flat Out Racist, Despite All The Noise

The GOP senator can’t help but show just who he is.
03/17/2021

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Says He’ll Replace Dianne Feinstein With A Black Woman If She Retires

He was criticized for not choosing a Black woman before.
03/16/2021

Stacey Abrams Says Voting Reform Bill Should Be Exempt From Filibuster

The procedural debate can threaten the bill.
03/15/2021

5 Things To Know About Incoming Attorney General Merrick Garland

The nation’s new top cop has a large agenda facing him.
03/11/2021