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GOP ready to block elections bill in Senate showdown
The Democrats’ expansive elections and voting bill is all but certain to be rejected in a key test vote in the Senate, providing a dramatic example of Republicans’ use of the filibuster to block ...
Bill to Make Juneteenth a Federal Holiday Heads to Biden’s Desk
The House approved the measure, which would designate June 19 as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. Senator Joe Manchin III put forth a list of voting rights ...
Deepening droughts, Saharan dust, huge forest nest: News from around our 50 states
Famed pipe organ business up in flames in Iowa, D.C. fireworks plans aggravate governor in S. Dakota, and more ...
Republicans want to change state election laws. Here’s how they’re doing it.
Comparing the proposed law in Texas to the one that passed in Georgia reveals five key areas targeted since former President Trump's defeat.
2021 Texas legislative session: The bills that made the cut, and some that didn't
Despite a last-minute showstopper by Democrats, t Texas Legislature is closing out the legislative session with many of its conservative priorities heading to the governor’s desk. They included an ...