Tag: voting rights

Reaching New Levels of Hysteria

Commentary You can tell that we live in revolutionary times because almost every measure proposed and every speech or article proposing it are marked by an almost frantic moral urgency. But as we approach the first anniversary of the Biden administration’s taking office, the official rhetoric appears to have reached new levels of hysteria. I…


Capitol Report (Jan. 10): GOP Reps. Urge D.C. Mayor To Drop Mandate

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s false claim about COVID-19 sparks a round of fact-checks. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky also disputes the claim. As Omicron spreads, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), along with other members of Congress, test positive for the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus. So-called voting rights legislation is a top priority on the Democratic Party’s…


NTD Evening News Full Broadcast (Dec. 9)

New York City passes a major bill putting it one step closer to expanding voting rights to non-citizens, the FDA expands the Pfizer booster shot to people aged 16 and 17, and a jury rules that actor Jussie Smollett staged a fake attack on himself, then lied to Chicago police about it.


Supreme Court Upholds Constitutional Ban on D.C. Voting Rights

District of Columbia residents are not entitled to voting representation in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Supreme Court ruled, affirming a lower court decision. The ruling came after the House approved legislation in April to make D.C. the 51st state, but the bill stalled in the Senate. Democrats support the measure, arguing that all…


NTD Evening News Full Broadcast (Aug. 24)

President Joe Biden is sticking to the deadline for withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of the month, the Taliban now has access to over $85 billion worth of U.S. weapons, and House democrats are pushing through a second voting rights bill.


Senate Advances Sweeping Election Reform Bill in Partisan Vote

The U.S. Senate voted early Wednesday morning along party lines to advance a sweeping election reform bill that would give the federal government power over states and nationalize voting laws. Democrats voted 50 to 49 to discharge the voting rights legislation, S.1, For the People Act of 2021, from the Rules Committee for future floor…


Senate Democrats Echo Biden’s Claim of ‘Attack on Voting Rights,’ While Republicans Defend State Reforms

Senate Democrats condemned recent state election reform laws as a “Tsunami of voter suppression” and a declaration of “open season on voting rights” during a tense subcommittee hearing Wednesday on proposals to federalize election law and regulation. Officially, the hearing of the Constitution Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee was focused on two recent Supreme…


Bogus Claims From the Poor People’s Campaign

Commentary The Poor People’s Campaign has announced a “season of nonviolent, moral direct action,” targeting the U.S. Senate with disruptive activities every Monday, July 12 through Aug 2. According to the campaign’s co-chair, the Rev. William Barber II, “The Senate must end the filibuster, protect and expand voting rights, and pass a minimum wage of…


Vice President Announces a $25 Million Investment Into Voting Rights Campaign

Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is investing $25 million into expanding a voting rights initiative, “I Will Vote.” “We want to help to make sure your vote is counted, and that is because our democracy is strongest when everyone participates and … our democracy as a nation is weaker when…


Biden Appoints Harris to Lead White House Efforts on Voting Rights

President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced that he has placed Vice President Kamala Harris in charge of White House efforts to protect voting rights. Voting is a “sacred right under assault with incredible intensity like I’ve never seen,” the president said referring to efforts by Republican state lawmakers nationwide to tighten election security. He made…