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1. Could Lindsey Graham and Senate GOP Follow Lead of Texas Democrats? What You Need To Know: Taking a page from the playbook of Texas State House Democrats, Senate Republican Lindsey Graham is floating the idea of stopping President Biden’s infrastructure plan. 2. Senate Democrats Take Voting Rights Fight on the Road What You Need […]

1. Civil Rights Lawyer Lee Merritt Announces Texas Attorney General Campaign What You Need To Know: National civil rights attorney Lee Merritt is launching a campaign for the Democratic nomination in the race for Texas Attorney General. Merritt announced the kickoff of his campaign Tuesday to unseat the current Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. 2. […]

1. Texas Democrats Flee State to Block Restrictive Voting Law What You Need To Know: As Texas Republicans continue to charge ahead in passing new, more restrictive voting laws, Democratic state legislators left the state to block Republican legislators during a special session. 2. Island-Wide Protests Call for Change in Cuba What You Need To Know: […]

1. Whip Clyburn: Tweak Filibuster or Kiss the Majority Goodbye What You Need To Know: The clock is ticking. Time is getting short, as are tempers, as the country moves toward the consequential midterm elections. 2. Judge Allows Georgia Election Law to Stand As Texas Moves Again to Restrict Voting What You Need To Know: […]

1. Arrests in the Assassination of Haitian President Moïse What You Need To Know: A U.S. citizen is among six suspects arrested in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and wounding of his wife, Martine. The attack took place at the Moïse home around 1 a.m. Wednesday, according to acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph. […]

1. Eric Adams Wins Democratic Primary in NYC’s Mayoral Race What You Need To Know: In one of the largest groups of political candidates, in one of the most complex forms of voting, Eric Adams has emerged as the winner of the Democratic primary in the race for mayor of New York City. 2. Attica […]

1. Democrats Seek to Organize Ahead of Midterms What You Need To Know: According to the National Conference of State Legislatures or NCSL, the first primary contest of the 2022 midterm election season will take place in Texas. 2. Republicans Use Redistricting in Effort to Take Back the House What You Need To Know: As […]

1. Speaker Pelosi Appoints Democrats and One Republican to Jan. 6 Committee What You Need To Know: The U.S. House voted Wednesday to establish a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection, in which a mob of Donald Trump supporters attacked the Capitol. 2. Top Democrat Shows Support of Ending Filibuster What You Need […]

1. Standoff Between Massachusetts Police and ‘Moorish Arms’ Group What You Need To Know: An hours-long standoff between Massachusetts police and a group of armed men, identified as members of a Moorish American Arms group, began early Saturday morning on Interstate 95, outside of Boston. 2. Hate Crime Charge for Woman in NYC Hotel Confrontation […]

1. Bill Cosby is Free: Comedian’s Sex Assault Conviction Overturned What You Need To Know: One of America’s most famous entertainers convicted in one of the country’s most famous sexual assault cases, is a free man. 2. The Clock is Ticking on Police Reform What You Need To Know: It’s been more than a year […]

1. Unemployed Sue GOP Governors for Ending Pandemic Benefits What You Need To Know: It appears that many Americans need to be reminded there is still a pandemic in this country and millions of Americans are still struggling to feed and clothe families, stay in their homes and find jobs. 2. As Trump Reemerges, Pelosi […]

1. U.S. Rep. Bush’s Bill Presses for Non-Police Responders in Mental Health Cases What You Need To Know: Before she made history as the first Black woman to represent the state of Missouri in the U.S. Congress, Cori Bush was a nurse specializing in mental health. 2. Department of Justice Sues Georgia Over New Voting […]