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Fact-Checking 6 Claims at Senate Democrats’ Voting Law Hearing

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Senate Democrats took their push to nullify state election laws on the road Monday, holding a “field hearing” in Atlanta to attack Georgia’s recent election reforms and promote their bill to eliminate voter ID and other requirements. Only Democrat members of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee showed up to question witnesses, also all Democrats. […]

Fact-Checking 6 Big Claims in Biden’s Partisan-Tinged Speech on Voting

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes

In a major speech Tuesday, President Joe Biden linked voter ID requirements to repressive Jim Crow laws in the South after the Civil War, declaring it’s “not hyperbole” and insisting it’s time to ask: “Are you on the side of truth or lies?” Biden delivered his fiery remarks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia […]

‘Huge Win for Democracy’: GOP Blocks Federal Election Takeover

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An attempted federal takeover of elections was thwarted Tuesday, as Senate Republicans voted to block further debate on the legislation. With Vice President Kamala Harris presiding and prepared to cast a potential tie-breaking vote, the Senate divided 50-50 on a straight party-line vote. It would have taken 60 votes to proceed to debate and a […]

11 States Consider Bans on Teaching Critical Race Theory

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Three states already have outlawed teaching children to judge each other based on skin color. At least 11 other states are considering doing so as the U.S. Department of Education promotes critical race theory in schools. Earlier this year, an Aiken County teacher wrote to South Carolina state Rep. Bill Taylor in alarm about critical […]

Arizona Republicans Clash Over Audit of County’s Election Results

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“It has been nothing but delays, delays, delays,” Arizona Senate President Karen Fann says. Pictured: Contractors for Cyber Ninjas, a firm hired by the state Senate, move Maricopa County ballots May 8 that will be examined and recounted at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix. Arizona Republicans at the state level are squaring off against […]

House Republicans Target Teaching of Critical Race Theory

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House Republicans seek passage of legislation to push back against a rule proposed by the Biden administration to promote teaching Americans to judge each other based on skin color. At least three House GOP members last week announced legislation, with two bills targeting schools, one the military, and one all federal institutions. Public comment closes […]

Election ‘Safety’ Grants May Have Swung Arizona to Biden, Report Finds

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Money from the founder of Facebook touted as being for safe elections during the pandemic may have affected the outcome of the presidential race in Arizona by driving up Democrat turnout, according to a government watchdog report. The grant from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan focused more on “voter education” than personal protective […]