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White House Senior Advisor Cedric Richmond said Senators straddling the fence need to remember that voting rights are the bedrock of democracy.  

Rubio's refusal to take the surge of the Omicron variant seriously could be an opening for his likely general election opponent Rep. Val Demings.

The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act would restore and expand provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act gutted by two Supreme Court decisions.

Black voices on social media sounded off over the measure, which seemed purely performative at best especially since there's been little effort made to financially compensate the descendants of chattel slavery in the form of reparations.

The visit comes amidst another push for meaningful law enforcement reform as The George Floyd Justice In Policing Act stalls in the Senate.

McConnell is allegedly actively working behind the scenes to eliminate a Kentucky statute that allows Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear to choose his replacement if he doesn't finish his term in office. At the top of his list of protégés is embattled Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron.

The bill's future in the Senate proves to be another challenge as the threat of a GOP-led filibuster could again impede progress for Black communities targeted with repeated attacks against their voting rights.

The fight to increase the minimum wage is a racial and gender justice issue as a large majority of essential and tipped workers are Black women.

Trump made history as the first president to be impeached twice and faces an incitement of insurrection charge in the Senate, stemming from the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.

Vice President Kamala Harris made her first tie-breaking vote on Friday in a move to accelerate a $1.9 trillion rescue package intended to offer much needed relief to Americans during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

"It can no longer be denied: The new Georgia is real, here to stay and is essential to the efforts to protect our democracy," writes Nsé Ufot, CEO of the the New Georgia Project.

Police showed extreme restraint and care for the mobs of domestic terrorists who stormed the Capitol grounds on Jan. 6.