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With Some Voters ‘Ready to Move On,’ Democrats Search for New Message on Virus

With Some Voters ‘Ready to Move On,’ Democrats Search for New Message on Virus

Some Democratic officeholders say they’re ready to defend their actions, noting that by closing businesses and schools they slowed the spread of the c [...]
Democrats in Congress Seek Review of Teams Within the Border Patrol

Democrats in Congress Seek Review of Teams Within the Border Patrol

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats on Monday called for a review of secretive teams within the U.S. Border Patrol that have multiple roles, includin [...]
Democrats are fed up with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s filibuster stance

Democrats are fed up with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s filibuster stance

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) is facing a series of rebukes from elected Democrats, progressive organizations, and members of her own state party afte [...]
Arizona Democrats Censure Sinema After Filibuster Vote

Arizona Democrats Censure Sinema After Filibuster Vote

PHOENIX — A rift between Senator Kyrsten Sinema and fellow Democrats back home in Arizona deepened on Saturday as the state party formally rebuked Ms. [...]
With Broad Safety Net Bill Stalled, Democrats Weigh What to Salvage

With Broad Safety Net Bill Stalled, Democrats Weigh What to Salvage

WASHINGTON — President Biden’s concession this week that his marquee social safety net and climate package must be broken apart to have any hope of be [...]
On Voting Rights, Democrats Say They Had to Go Down Swinging

On Voting Rights, Democrats Say They Had to Go Down Swinging

WASHINGTON — In forcing a tense Senate showdown over voting rights, Senator Chuck Schumer violated a cardinal rule of congressional leadership: Don’t [...]
With Broad Safety Net Bill Stalled, Democrats Weigh What to Salvage

With Broad Safety Net Bill Stalled, Democrats Weigh What to Salvage

WASHINGTON — President Biden’s concession this week that his marquee social safety net and climate package must be broken apart to have any hope of be [...]
Democrats’ voting rights push in Congress is over. The fight for democracy isn’t.

Democrats’ voting rights push in Congress is over. The fight for democracy isn’t.

If you listen to some leading liberal voices, the Senate defeat of the Freedom To Vote and John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Acts could sound th [...]
Democrats’ voting rights debacle: Senate will filibuster bills

Democrats’ voting rights debacle: Senate will filibuster bills

Sometimes there is no plan. Democrats’ big voting rights push is headed for a brick wall in the Senate — again. To get their bill past the filibust [...]
Democrats Blame Sinema, Manchin for Voting Rights Impasse

Democrats Blame Sinema, Manchin for Voting Rights Impasse

WASHINGTON — This past Martin Luther King Jr. Day, with a fight for voting rights again at the center of the political agenda, one quotation from the [...]
Senate Democrats Press Ahead With Debate on Voting Rights Bill

Senate Democrats Press Ahead With Debate on Voting Rights Bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats plan to press ahead this week with an effort to push new voting rights protections through Congress, in an all but doome [...]
With Voting Bills Dead, Democrats Face Costly Fight to Overcome G.O.P. Curbs

With Voting Bills Dead, Democrats Face Costly Fight to Overcome G.O.P. Curbs

The federal voting rights legislation also would have contained funding for election administration processes, including automatic voter registration. [...]
Frustrated Democrats Call for ‘Reset’ Ahead of Midterm Elections

Frustrated Democrats Call for ‘Reset’ Ahead of Midterm Elections

WASHINGTON — With the White House legislative agenda in shambles less than a year before the midterm elections, Democrats are sounding alarms that the [...]
Frustrated Democrats Call for ‘Reset’ Ahead of Midterm Elections

Frustrated Democrats Call for ‘Reset’ Ahead of Midterm Elections

WASHINGTON — With the White House legislative agenda in shambles less than a year before the midterm elections, Democrats are sounding alarms that the [...]
Democrats Face a Dilemma on Voting: Compromise or Keep Pressing?

Democrats Face a Dilemma on Voting: Compromise or Keep Pressing?

One proposed change would make clear that the vice president has only a ceremonial and administrative role in the counting of electoral votes. Another [...]
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