Stories tagged: "Senate"


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Filibuster FAQs: What Is This Senate Procedure and Why Does It Matter for You?

While it’s easy to tune out all the political noise, the future of this Senate procedure does directly affect you and your family.

A women participates in demonstration against  President Trump's travel ban as protesters gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
The NO BAN Act Would Save Immigrant Lives—If It Wasn’t Stalled in the Senate

A bill that limits presidential authority to suspend or restrict immigrants from coming into the country has remained in the Senate for months without review.

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Lawsuit: Georgia Wrongfully Purged Almost 200,000 Residents From Voter Rolls

Plaintiffs claim in the lawsuit that Georgia canceled registrations from voter rolls in 2019 and want Georgia residents to be reinstated to vote in Senate runoff elections.

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Georgia’s Senate Runoffs Could Have Life or Death Stakes for Many Americans

Coronavirus relief, access to affordable health care, and climate policy are all on the line in Georgia’s Senate runoffs.

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Joe Biden Wins Arizona

Biden is the second Democratic presidential candidate since 1948 to claim victory in the longtime Republican stronghold.

Raphael Warnock and Kelly Loeffler head to runoff in January (Photos by Getty Images)
What Is a Runoff Election and Why You’ll Be Hearing a Lot About Georgia in the Next Two Months

Control of the US Senate has come down to Georgia, where incumbent Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue both failed to claim 50% of the general election vote.

From Capitol Hill to the White House, COURIER is breaking down what matters most in this year's election.
Election 2020 Analysis: What Happened, What Didn’t, and What Comes Next?

From the presidency to the Senate and local ballot measures with potential, national impacts, COURIER is unpacking everything you need to know about what mattered most in the 2020 election.