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Texas Legislature sends sweeping GOP voting bill to governor

AUSTIN, Texas ((DailyNews)) — The GOP-controlled Texas Legislature passed a broad overhaul of the state’s election laws Tuesday, tightening already strict voting rules and dealing a bruising defeat to Democrats …

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Confusion besets new police reform laws in Washington state

SEATTLE ((DailyNews)) — Washington state is embarking on a massive experiment in police reform and accountability following the racial justice protests that erupted after George Floyd’s murder last year, as …

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Voting rights ruling increases pressure on Democrats to act

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Congressional Democrats are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation that would protect voting rights after a Supreme Court ruling Thursday made it harder to challenge Republican efforts …

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Conservative high court upholds state voting restrictions

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Flexing its new strength, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Thursday cut back on a landmark voting rights law in a decision likely to help Republican states …

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Justice Department suing Georgia over state’s new voting law

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — The Justice Department is suing Georgia over the state’s new election law, alleging Republican state lawmakers rushed through a sweeping overhaul with an intent to deny Black …

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