Michigan’s Whitmer vetoes bills part of nationwide right-wing effort to restrict voting after Trump’s 2020 loss

Michigan’s Whitmer vetoes bills part of nationwide right-wing effort to restrict voting after Trump’s 2020 loss

This post was originally published on this site Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Sunday vetoed three Republican election bills introduced after former President Donald Trump lost the 2020 election as part of a nationwide right-wing effort to restrict voting and change election rules. She also vetoed a fourth measure she said...

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The Work Continues After Progressives Rescue Two-Track Infrastructure Plan

The Work Continues After Progressives Rescue Two-Track Infrastructure Plan

This post was originally published on this site Negotiations over the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan are back on after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) ultimately declined to bring the bipartisan infrastructure bill (BIF) to a vote last week due to progressives’ threat...

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Trump-backed candidate has ‘a residency problem’ in Alaska – according to GOP’s Lisa Murkowski

Trump-backed candidate has ‘a residency problem’ in Alaska – according to GOP’s Lisa Murkowski

This post was originally published on this site Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) is questioning her challenger’s ties to Alaska ahead of a likely GOP primary showdown. The Alaska Republicans hasn’t said whether she’ll run for re-election next year in a primary battle pitting Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell’s influence against...

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This historically red Texas county diversified in the last decade. Now, Republicans are trying to divide up its voters of color.

This historically red Texas county diversified in the last decade. Now, Republicans are trying to divide up its voters of color.

This post was originally published on this site Over the last 10 years, the voters of color in a steadily diversifying Tarrant County have seen their political clout grow. In 2014, Ramon Romero was elected the county’s first Latino state representative. Last December, Mansfield voters elected Michael Evans as the...

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Facebook chooses ‘profit over safety,’ says whistleblower

Facebook chooses ‘profit over safety,’ says whistleblower

This post was originally published on this site The whistleblower who shared a trove of Facebook documents alleging the social media giant knew its products were fueling hate and harming children’s mental health revealed her identity Sunday in a televised interview, and accused the company of choosing “profit over safety.”...

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U.S. trade representative to speak on Biden’s plans with China

U.S. trade representative to speak on Biden’s plans with China

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration will lay out its approach to trade with China on Monday after months of examining what to do about massive tariffs put in place by former President Donald Trump.

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Analyst cites the numbers to prove Democrats can do better than Kyrsten Sinema in Arizona

Analyst cites the numbers to prove Democrats can do better than Kyrsten Sinema in Arizona

This post was originally published on this site Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is pretty much the best Democrats could get in West Virginia, explained Harry Enten for CNN.com. It would take a very strong Democrat who could work for several years to talk to voters directly. But in Arizona, things...

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