Senate Democrats say it’s important to pass federal legislation to ensure each person’s right to vote. Republican senators say bills have been passed to extend voting rights and the power of changing voting laws should remain at the state level.
Republican Congressman Morgan Griffith says he will run for re-election in the 9th district. That announcement came Tuesday afternoon, the same day the Virginia Supreme Court placed his residence in the 6th district with incumbent Congressman Ben Cline.
Representative Brett Guthrie (K-02-R) sat with WBKO News this week to discuss a number of topics including the bipartisan Infrastructure Bill he voted against, the divided Build Back Better Bill, paid family leave and a concern brought up by local bankers regarding new reporting of deposits over a certain threshold.
The bill is modeled off of Alec’s law, a law in Minnesota named after a young man who died from rationing his insulin. Alec went into diabetic ketoacidosis, putting him in a diabetic coma and then later dying from high blood sugar.
More than 1.1 million Virginians have already cast ballots, a figure that could make up a third of the total vote, and break records for an off-year election. And WDBJ7 Political Analyst Bob Denton will be watching closely on Election Night to see who is voting where.
Federal prosecutors argued in court documents filed Thursday that a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals correctly ruled last month that the government had proven its case against Dylann Roof, despite his protestations on several points.
The investigation is yet another liability for the embattled attorney general, who is facing a years-old criminal case, a separate, newer FBI investigation, and a Republican primary opponent who is seeking to make electoral hay of the various controversies.
U.S. officials found no evidence that foreign actors changed votes or otherwise disrupted the voting process in last November’s presidential election, according to government reports Tuesday affirming the integrity of the contest won by President Joe Biden.
Matt Schlapp, chairman of the Conservative Political Action Conference and a Trump ally, said discussion panels on election integrity would highlight “huge” evidence of illegal voting in Georgia, Nevada and elsewhere that ultimately swung the election for Democrat Joe Biden.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell underscored the U.S. economy’s ongoing weakness Tuesday in remarks that suggested that the Fed sees no need to alter its ultra-low interest rate policies anytime soon.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government’s leading infectious-disease scientist, has estimated that somewhere between 70% and 85% of the U.S. population needs to get inoculated to stop the scourge that has killed close to 470,000 Americans.
Senators in Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial agreed Tuesday to consider the case, rejecting an attempt by the former president’s defense team and some Republican allies to halt the trial because he is no longer in office.
Michigan’s largest county reversed course and unanimously certified its presidential election results Tuesday night after Republicans first blocked the move in a party-line vote that threatened to temporarily stall official approval of Democrat Joe Biden’s win in the state.