“Nobody actually believes the election was stolen … but a lot of them are happy to go out and say it was,” he said.
Even if communities successfully out-organize, Ocasio-Cortez warned, “the ground is being set to overturn results.”
Activists say they modeled the law after the federal Voting Rights Act that has been gutted in two Supreme Court cases.
Republicans plan to use the state’s citizen initiative process to circumvent the governor’s veto.
The Georgia senator applauded Texas Democrats for leaving their state to thwart a GOP attack on voting rights.
Biden faces rising pressure to throw his full political weight behind ending the filibuster and defending voting rights.
Texas Democrats are in Washington to push for passage of the For the People Act to protect against voting restrictions.
Texas Republicans rushed to pass their newest voter suppression bill overnight through committee in the House.
The Senate has drilled three major holes in the filibuster since 1917. It’s time to drill another one.
Five generations after the original Jim Crow edifice was built, the GOP has dedicated itself to mass disenfranchisement.