The same republican lies that sparked a riot are being used to justify new restrictions on the franchise – and new powers to outvote voters. So far it works.
On the News Today: A Senate parliamentary decision appears to be severely curtailing new reconciliation options and is giving Republicans a boost in their efforts to block new infrastructure spending. 100 scholars publicly warn that republican actions seriously endanger the country’s democracy. And Joe Biden highlights two Democratic Senators who continue to protect a Senate tradition that has long served to sabotage civil and electoral rights.
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