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Democrats will soon take control of the Senate and plan to prioritize passing a sweeping voting rights and reform bill that the previous Republican-controlled Senate refused to consider. The bill features reforms designed to make voting easier, including allowing online voter registration and making it illegal to prevent anyone from registering to vote. It also includes campaign finance and ethics reforms and expresses support for statehood for Washington, D.C. and overturning the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United.Visit CBS News to learn more.Image Credit:

Over thirteen hours after being evacuated from the Capitol when a pro-Trump mob stormed the building, Congress completed its verification of President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory. Vice President Pence announced the results at 3:40am on January 7. Biden will be sworn in as President on January 20.Visit CBS News to learn more.Image credit: Michael Vadon (CC BY-SA 4.0)  Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them with the