Virginia Democrats sue USPS for delays that threaten to ‘disenfranchise’ voters

Virginia Democrats sue USPS for delays that threaten to ‘disenfranchise’ voters

This post was originally published on this siteThe Virginia Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against the United States Postal Service (USPS) on Friday for allegedly failing to process and deliver election-related mail on time, contending the delays are “threatening to disenfranchise” thousands…

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Senate Democrats Aim To Protect Child Tax Credit In Case Of 2022 GOP Takeover

Senate Democrats Aim To Protect Child Tax Credit In Case Of 2022 GOP Takeover

This post was originally published on this site To the dismay of a large swath of Senate Democrats, they may only manage to extend the enhanced child tax credit another year in the reconciliation bill. Many are still fighting that possibility in favor of a longer run. Meanwhile, quietly, they’re...

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5 Veterans Quit Sinema’s Advisory Council

5 Veterans Quit Sinema’s Advisory Council

This post was originally published on this siteThe furious members accused the Arizona Democrat of “answering to big donors rather than your own people,” in the latest sign of the political pressure she faces.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Twitter rampage promising to ‘take back the House’

Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on Twitter rampage promising to ‘take back the House’

This post was originally published on this site U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is promising to “take back the House” by endorsing a candidate who is primarying a GOP Congressman in a safely-Republican district in South Carolina. If she’s successful and her candidate wins the primary and the November...

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‘A toxic presence in the Party’: Ocasio-Cortez joins calls for Jay Jacobs to resign

‘A toxic presence in the Party’: Ocasio-Cortez joins calls for Jay Jacobs to resign

This post was originally published on this site U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday joined progressive colleagues and activists in calling for the resignation or removal of New York Democratic Party Chair Jay Jacobs after he compared India Walton—a Black woman running for mayor of Buffalo—to former Ku Klux Klan...

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Senate Democrats are pushing a voting rights bill Republicans have vowed to block

Senate Democrats are pushing a voting rights bill Republicans have vowed to block

This post was originally published on this site The Freedom to Vote Act was led in part by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who was trying to get Republicans on board. Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell vocally opposed it. (Image credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)

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Big corporations that claim to support voting rights are still funding right-wing state AGs

Big corporations that claim to support voting rights are still funding right-wing state AGs

This post was originally published on this site Major corporations that have publicly touted their support for voting rights amid the nationwide Republican crackdown on ballot access are still funding many Republican state attorneys general who are working to scuttle federal voting rights legislation. Leaders of companies like General Motors,...

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Democrats’ Divide: Should Obama-Era Economic Ideas Prevail in 2021?

Democrats’ Divide: Should Obama-Era Economic Ideas Prevail in 2021?

This post was originally published on this siteA more traditional view is competing against a newer approach that has become mainstream among economists.

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