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Texas Dems amp up voting rights pressure with D.C. blitz
• June 14, 2021 11:25 AM
Texas Democrats who killed a Republican elections bill with a dramatic state legislative walkout last month are heading to Washington this week to meet with Vice President Kamala Harris and pressure lawmakers on voting rights — part of a week of action that culminates in an Austin rally hosted by former Rep. Beto O’Rourke.
GOP voting restrictions don’t pass ‘my grandma’ test. Luckily, Washington state does
• June 11, 2021 11:29 AM
One of the great honors I’ve had as a representative was getting to serve with one of my heroes, John Lewis.
More than 300 groups sign letter asking Biden to push for passage of For the People Act
• June 08, 2021 11:38 AM
More than 300 advocacy, civic, faith and labor groups sent a letter to the Biden administration on Monday urging them to "do everything in their power" to push for the passage of a sweeping voting rights bill that is stalled in the Senate.