On Voter Suppression, Dems Go On Offense

Democrats, their progressive allies, and others have been for months playing defense against a rising tide of largely Republican-led, state-level laws designed to limit the access millions of Americans have to vote. House Democrats have now introduced federal legislation designed to take the issue head-on. Democrats and other advocates complain … Continue reading

Despite Their Gripes, GOP Women Vote For VAWA, Too

After much delay and debate, the Senate approved a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), legislation more than 15 years old which helps victims of domestic and sexual violence. The Senate voted 68-31 for the VAWA re-authorization. The 31 senators who voted no not only all were … Continue reading