Posted on · This year, as Nicole Ogburn prepares her classroom, her first priority is not the decorations she usually spends the summer picking out. Instead, it's buying things to make the classroom safer.
Posted on · These midterms, younger voters have soured on the Democratic Party. Party leaders see the threat to abortion rights as an opportunity to rebuild the multigenerational coalition that elected Joe Biden.
Posted on · The Freedom to Vote Act was led in part by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who was trying to get Republicans on board. Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell vocally opposed it.
Posted on · Democrats voted to approve legislation named after the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis. It's aimed at protecting the right to vote, but the bill faces steep Republican opposition in the Senate.
Posted on · The bill would create a commission that would study the effects of slavery and racial discrimination, hold hearings and recommend "appropriate remedies" to Congress.
Posted on · Lawmakers returned to the Capitol after hours of chaos in which protesters forced their way into the building and abruptly halted Congress' tally of Electoral College votes.
Posted on · Former President Barack Obama, who had previously stayed out of the 2020 fray, endorsed his former vice president in a video released on Tuesday.