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Controversial GOP-Backed Bill That Would Purge Thousands from Early Voting List Passes Arizona House

The bill will now return to the Senate for a final vote.  The Arizona House voted Tuesday to pass a controversial bill that would purge thousands of voters from the state’s permanent early voting list if they miss every election in two consecutive election cycles.  Senate Bill 1485 could purge more than 150,000 voters and...

Virginia’s Equal Rights Lawsuit Shot Down by Federal Court

WASHINGTON D.C.- In January 2020, Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

Domestic Policy Advisor Susan Rice speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House on January 26, 2021 in Washington, DC. Rice discussed plans for President Biden's racial equity agenda. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
‘We Must Change’: Biden Issues Executive Orders That Aim to Advance Racial Equity

Biden said Tuesday that criminal justice reform is necessary but “isn't nearly enough.” Racial equity "has to be the business of the whole of government,” he added.

People pass signs of support near the US Capital in Washington, DC on January 10, 2021. - Donald Trump faced fresh calls Sunday from some members of his own party to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol, as the threat builds for a historic second impeachment effort in his final 10 days in the White House. (Photo by Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP)
READ: Articles of Impeachment Against Trump Charge ‘Incitement of Insurrection’

“President Trump gravely endangered the security of the United States and its institutions of Government. ...He will remain a threat to national security, democracy, and the Constitution if allowed to remain in office."

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 08: Bill Zawacki carries a banner that reads "impeach" near the U.S. Capitol Building, two days after a pro-Trump mob broke into the building on January 08, 2021 in Washington, DC. Democratic congressional leaders threatened to impeach President Donald Trump for encouraging the mob that stormed the Capitol Building. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Impeachment 2.0 Means Trump May Actually Get Removed (Or Barred) From Office

The second time around, Democrats could proposed preventing Trump from ever holding federal office again.

Trump supporters near the  U.S Capitol, on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. The protesters stormed the historic building, breaking windows and clashing with police. Trump supporters had gathered in the nation's capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election.  (Photo by Shay Horse/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Experts Call For ‘Swift’ Legal Action To Deter Further Violence Around Inauguration Day

Without consequences, members of the National Task Force of Election Crises say things will get worse in the coming days.

In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo, Activist Cori Bush speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Rep. Cori Bush Wastes No Time in Working to Hold Seditious Members of Congress Responsible

“They have broken their sacred Oath of Office," a new petition states.