Tag: Voting

Time on their side, Texas GOP waits for Democrats to return

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AUSTIN, Texas — On Day 3 of Texas Democrats hunkering down in Washington to block tighter voting laws, Republicans back home settled into a...

Audit finds folds behind New Hampshire election miscount

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Auditors concluded that miscounts in a New Hampshire election were primarily caused by the way ballots were folded, according to a report released Tuesday. ...

Activists sue federal agency over voting system guidelines

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The first new federal technology standards for voting equipment in 15 years should be scrapped because language that would have banned the devices from...

Attorney Lee Merritt joins race for Texas attorney general

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DALLAS — Dallas civil rights attorney Lee Merritt, who has represented the families of Black people killed by police, joined a crowded 2022 race...

In long-awaited speech, Biden to decry voting restrictions

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will lay out the “moral case” for voting rights as he faces growing pressure from civil rights activists and...

Left-leaning groups pressure Schumer to act on voting bill

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WASHINGTON — Dozens of left-leaning organizations are asking Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to schedule a new vote this month on Democrats' sweeping voting...

Texas Democrats dig in after exodus; GOP threatens arrest

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Democrats who hurriedly fled to Washington to block sweeping new election laws back home acknowledged Tuesday they can't stay away...

Trump lawyers might be penalized over Michigan election case

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DETROIT — A federal judge is considering whether to order financial penalties or other sanctions against some of former President Donald Trump's lawyers who...

Left-leaning groups pressure Schumer to act on voting bill

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WASHINGTON — Dozens of left-leaning organizations are asking Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to schedule a new vote this month on Democrats' sweeping voting...

EXPLAINER: Texas Democrats fled the state. Here’s why.

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Texas statehouse Democrats fled Monday to the nation's capitol to try and block the GOP's sweeping elections overhaul bill that makes it harder to...