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Following Republican Senators’ most recent rejection of a modified voting rights reform proposal, President Joe Biden has told anchor Anderson Cooper in a town hall interview that he is willing to consider supporting revisions to the filibuster - and possibly even supporting its elimination. However, President Biden maintained that he would prefer to make the filibuster harder to execute, perhaps by requiring Senators to physically hold the floor and speak, as was customary in the past  Biden also expressed the fear that if he

Defiant Texas House Democrats staged a walkout of the state capitol, delaying a vote on Senate Bill 7, which they believe will hurt the rights of Texas voters. The maneuver is known as “breaking quorum,” which Democratic Rep. Eddie Rodriguez says is a “procedural tool we don’t often use in the House.” In response, Republican Governor Greg Abbott publicly threatened to veto the section of the budget which provides for lawmakers’ paychecks. The vote for Senate Bill 7 is likely to be taken up

Dominion Voting Systems—a corporation which sells electronic voting hardware and software—is suing former Trump attorney Sidney Powell for spreading false accusations that the company changed votes for President Trump to President-elect Joe Biden. Dominion is suing others who spread similar rumors in the wake of the election, including Rudy Guiliani. Twenty-eight states used Dominion hardware to tabulate their results during the 2020 election.Visit USA Today to learn more. Image credit: Nicholas Youngson (CC BY-SA 3.0) Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc