The Washington Post reports that voter participation surged for Tuesday’s primary election, surpassing even the levels seen in 2020, despite the efforts of the Georgia GOP legislature’s to make it harder to cast a ballot: “By the end of Friday,...
Talk about saying the quiet part out loud, here is Rachel Hamm, shouting from the rooftops that voting is not a right, and she plans to make it a privilege that people need to jump through all kinds of...
This wasn't just more than I had hoped for, it actually turned out to be more than I had even realized was possible. We all remember the basics of Florida's new voting law, mail in ballot restrictions, drop box...
Naturalized citizens are getting purged from the voters rolls in Texas, which drove the ACLU and others to file suit in U.S. District court demanding that the secretary of state explain a program that threatens to remove naturalized citizens...
This is the newest from the Lincoln Project. Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of democracy. Voting is the bedrock of what keeps our nation free. These are basic truths. There are people in government today who fear...
Can America be a democracy if a minority writes the rules to entrench minority rule? Last week, Senate Republicans invoking the cause of “states’ rights” united in a filibuster to block democratic reforms, including the effort to revive the Voting Rights...
You know, I've been doing this a long time, and I've loved it. Politics is normally a zero sum game. Somebody wins, somebody else loses. Somebody gains, somebody else loses. And every once in a thousand years or so,...
Look, nobody but Manchin and Sinema actually understands, even in their own sick, twisted minds the rationale for their decision to gut voting rights by protecting a Jim Crow era filibuster rule. But it no longer matters. These two...
This just broke on The Rachel Maddow Show just before her handoff to Lawrence O'Donnell. The Senate was supposed to have the week off next week. Hell, why not? They just had three weeks off two weeks ago, why not burn...
Tonight, on his handover from Rachel Maddow, Lawrence O'Donnell threw a helluva teaser out there. He said that Arizona Kyrsten Sinema was into a closed door meeting with fellow Democrats to discuss voting rights and filibuster reform. But it was...

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. In fact, it's the only thing that ever has.

— Margaret Mead