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John Lewis Voting Rights Act

  1. voting rights
    Democrats’ Voting Rights Push Stalled. It Was Still Worth It.The effort to enact the For the People Act was a smart investment that will pay off richly for Democrats.
  2. politics
    Can Joe Manchin of All People Trigger a Breakthrough on Voting Rights?The much-maligned Democrat has unveiled a compromise proposal that is getting praise from his party for a change.
  3. politics
    Merrick Garland Unveils Plan B for Protecting Voting RightsAs new congressional legislation stalls, the Justice Department will utilize the powers it already possesses to fight voter-suppression measures.
  4. politics
    What Would the John Lewis Voting Rights Act Actually Do?Restoring the Voting Rights Act would slow down voter-suppression measures in the states. But Joe Manchin is wrong that Republicans won’t kill it too.
  5. voting rights
    Manchin Probably Welcomes Biden’s Criticism on Voting RightsBiden promised action on voting rights and called out Senate centrists for standing in the way, but the truth is he has little leverage over them.
  6. voting rights
    The John Lewis Voting Rights Act Picks Up SteamWith a broader bill stalled, the Congressional Black Caucus pushes Democrats to restore the original Voting Rights Act.
  7. voting rights
    What Is the Republican Party’s Position on Voting Rights?The implicit GOP position is to defer to states and localities — so far as their decisions help Republicans.
  8. voting rights
    Manchin Values Bipartisanship Over Voting RightsThe West Virginian doesn’t seem interested in voting rights if it means filibuster reform — unless he’s setting up a test Republicans will fail.
  9. voting rights
    Will Joe Manchin Save Voting Rights?Manchin’s state is afoul of many provisions of the For the People Act. A more modest bill might help convince him to support a filibuster exception.
  10. politics
    Will Democrats Act Like the Party of Voting Rights or Not?The conservative Supreme Court and GOP are set to do even more damage unless they’re stopped.
  11. voting rights
    Why Democrats Must Keep the Filibuster From Killing Voting RightsWith red states racing to further restrict voting, some limited filibuster reform to allow voting-rights legislation to be passed is now essential.