CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews

RECENT ARTICLES

Sort by:
No Rating
Joe Manchin Carefully Backs Landmark Voting Rights Bill, But Wants GOP Support

Joe Manchin Carefully Backs Landmark Voting Rights Bill, But Wants GOP Support

US EditionU.S.CLOSEFollow usPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2021 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.BREAKING NEWSTap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.Sen. (D-W.Va.) signaled Thursday that he would support elements of fellow : a package of voting rights, campaign finance, redistricting and ethics reforms, in his first statement on the bill.But first, he wants on board, too ― a heavy lift given hardline GOP opposition to the bill.“As the Senate prepares to take up the For the People Act, we must work toward a bipartisan solution that protects everyone’s...

Mar 25
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Fight Over Landmark Voting Rights Bill Begins As Republicans Say Voter Suppression Isn't A Problem

Fight Over Landmark Voting Rights Bill Begins As Republicans Say Voter Suppression Isn't A Problem

US EditionU.S.CLOSEFollow usPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2021 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.BREAKING NEWSTap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.The Senate on Wednesday took its first step toward  as the Senate Rules & Administration Committee held the first hearing on a major voting rights, campaign finance, gerrymandering and ethics reform legislative package.The For The People Act is the top legislative priority of congressional , and was introduced as the first bill in both the House and Senate. Its expansion of voting rights is touted as the...

+1
Mar 24
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Jon Ossoff Is 44th Democratic Senator To Back D.C. Statehood

Jon Ossoff Is 44th Democratic Senator To Back D.C. Statehood

US EditionU.S.CLOSEFollow usPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2021 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.BREAKING NEWSTap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.Freshman Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) is the latest senator to endorse the admission of Washington, D.C., as the nation’s 51st state.Ossoff is currently one of eight senators in the ’s caucus who have not co-sponsored the Washington, D.C. Admission Act introduced by Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.). He told HuffPost on Tuesday, however, that he supports D.C. statehood.Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) also backs statehood for...

+1
Mar 23
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Nevada Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto Is Latest To Back Filibuster Reform

Nevada Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto Is Latest To Back Filibuster Reform

US EditionU.S.CLOSEFollow usPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2021 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.BREAKING NEWSTap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.Calling all HuffPost superfans!Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapterDo you have information you want to share with HuffPost?Today is National Voter Registration Day!We made it easy for you to exercise your right to vote!

Mar 9
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

US EditionU.S.CLOSEFollow usPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2021 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.BREAKING NEWSTap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.220-210220209The Republican Party is still led by former , who just two months ago sought to overturn a free and fair election by invalidating votes in majority-Black cities. More than half of the House Republican caucus backed him. This led directly to the Jan. 6 . And now Republicans at the state level are pushing a new wave of voting rights restrictions based on Trump’s election fraud lies, including in...

Mar 4
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Republicans Are Pushing A Wave Of Voter Restrictions. Democrats’ Top Priority Would Stop Them.

Republicans Are Pushing A Wave Of Voter Restrictions. Democrats’ Top Priority Would Stop Them.

US EditionU.S.CLOSEFollow usPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2021 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.BREAKING NEWSTap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.“The attack on our democracy right now, in almost half of state legislative chambers around the country, if not dealt with as part of dealing with the fallout of the insurrection is something we will live with this for a long time in this country,” Lauren Groh-Wargo, CEO of Fair Fight Action, said. “This is not something that can wait.”New Wave Of Voter Restrictions“The wave we are seeing is unlike...

Feb 28
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Democrats’ Top Priority Is To Reform Elections. Will It Be The Bill To Break The Filibuster?

Democrats’ Top Priority Is To Reform Elections. Will It Be The Bill To Break The Filibuster?

US EditionU.S.CLOSEFollow usPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2021 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.BREAKING NEWSTap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.have control of the House and Senate, and they want to use it to reform elections and make it easier to vote. But first, they’ll have to get past Senate Minority Leader (R-Ky.).Congressional Democrats are pushing a of voting rights, gerrymandering, election, campaign finance and ethics reforms, called . It’s listed as H.R. 1 in the House and S. 1 in the Senate, signifying that it is Democrats’ top...

Feb 22
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
House Democrats Made The Case To Impeach Trump. His Legal Team Made Threats.

House Democrats Made The Case To Impeach Trump. His Legal Team Made Threats.

US EditionU.S.CLOSEFollow usPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2021 Verizon Media. All rights reserved.BREAKING NEWSTap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.The second trial of began Tuesday with a detailed and emotional argument from the House impeachment managers for why the has the constitutional authority to try the former president. Their argument featured a video of the as directed by Trump, including footage of a rioter being shot. They described brutal violence against police officers. Rep. (D-Md.) recounted how his daughter and son-in-law, who had...

Feb 10
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Capitol Rioters Blamed Antifa For The Insurrection. You'll Never Guess What Happened Next.

Capitol Rioters Blamed Antifa For The Insurrection. You'll Never Guess What Happened Next.

US EditionU.S.CLOSEFollow usPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2021 Verizon Media. All rights reserved.BREAKING NEWSTap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.Peter Stager was at the Jan. 6 “Save America” protest rally that descended into an insurrection after then- told attendees to march on the U.S. Capitol and “show strength” as part of a plot to stop the counting of electoral votes taking place at that time.“Death is the only remedy for what’s in that building,” Stager is heard saying in a video posted to social media that was recorded as the rioters...

Jan 30
Share
Save
Review
No Rating
Nearly All Senate Democrats Open To Filibuster Reform

Nearly All Senate Democrats Open To Filibuster Reform

US EditionU.S.CLOSEFollow usPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2021 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.BREAKING NEWSTap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.Check out more on Democratic senators’ positions above.Under current Senate rules, it takes 60 votes to end debate on a bill and overcome a filibuster. This is called a cloture vote. For Democrats to defeat any filibuster, they would need 10 Republicans to defect to vote to end debate. But Republicans already refused to provide votes for Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, a sign that they will...

+1
Apr 12
Share
Save
Review
  • Total 24 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
OUTLETS
huffpost.com

huffpost.com

CRITIC
img-trusted
80%
PUBLIC
img-trusted
72%
huffingtonpost.ca

huffingtonpost.ca

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A