Sinema, Manchin Slammed As Senate Begins Voting Bill Debate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing stark criticism from civil rights leaders, senators return to Capitol Hill under intense pressure to change their rules and break a Republican filibuster that has hopelessly stalled voting legislation.
On MLK Day, King III Implores Senate To Act on Voting Rights
ATLANTA (AP) — A day before the U.S. Senate was expected to take up significant legislation on voting rights that is looking likely to fail, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s eldest son condemned federal lawmakers over their inaction.
Trump Calls DeSantis and Other Politicians “Gutless” for Not Disclosing Booster Status
In a recent interview, Trump took a shot at Florida’s governor and other politicians who have remained mum about whether they have received a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, adding to a string of instances in which the former president has publicly backed getting vaccinated against the virus.
Ohio Supreme Court Rejects GOP-Drawn Congressional Map
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map was rejected by the state's high court Friday, giving hope to national Democrats who had argued it unfairly delivered several potentially competitive seats in this year's critical midterm elections to Republicans.
Michigan AG Asks Feds To Investigate Fake GOP Electors
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general is asking federal prosecutors to open a criminal investigation into 16 Republicans who submitted false certificates stating they were the state's presidential electors despite Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in 2020.