Contributed by Deb Kline. There’s a noticeable increase in the volume of calls to end or reform the filibuster, even in light of President Biden’s stated preference to leave it as is. While Biden’s position ...
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Contributed by Deb Kline. Four months after the 2020 election which saw the biggest voter turnout in history, 43 states have introduced 250 new laws aimed at restricting voting. With 14 bills before the state ...
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Contributed by Olga Vanucci. Year in which New Jersey gave the right to vote to women and free Blacks:  1776 Number of other states that did the same at the time:  Zero Minimum value of ...
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Contributed by Amara Willey. You may have noticed another Donald Trump-related drama unfolding earlier this month. When he presented the GOP with a cease and desist order not to use his name in fundraising efforts, ...
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Contributed by Alexis Berends. The year is 2050. My son is 34 years old and has his whole life ahead of him. But what does his world look like? Is the spring equinox throbbing with ...
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It’s Saturday morning in the midst of the second Senate impeachment trial and as Yogi Berra might say, “it’s deja vu all over again.” Too often when putting this newsletter together I find we’re in ...
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Contributed by Olga Vanucci. Hiram Rhodes Revels, a Republican Senator from Mississippi, was the first Black member of the U.S. Congress, sworn in in 1870. Democrats had attempted to block him. The Constitution requires senators ...
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Contributed by Amara Willey. Over the last decades, news has gotten measurably more negative, and politicians have harnessed the power of fear to sway voters. How can we hope to unify our country when the ...
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“Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel.” In my early days in PR, this message guided any person or company that took issue with a particular news article or editorial ...
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