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Florida Governor Signs Bill Requiring Felons To Pay Off Fines Before They Can Vote

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed legislation that will require people with felony convictions to pay all of their outstanding fines and fees before they can vote again, a move that critics say significantly undermines a constitutional amendment to expand voting rights in the state. The amendment, which voters approved overwhelmingly in November, repealed Florida’s lifetime […]

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Rep. Seth Moulton Slams Joe Biden’s Pro-Iraq War Vote

Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) laid into former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday for his 2002 vote to give then-President George Bush the authority to invade Iraq, but praised his 2020 opponent for reversing support for the Hyde Amendment. Biden announced Thursday that he could no longer support the Hyde Amendment he voted for in 1976, […]

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Cory Booker Wants To Allow Some Prisoners To Vote

SOMEWHERE ON US-218 BETWEEN MOUNT PLEASANT AND KEOKUK, Iowa ― Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said some nonviolent offenders should be allowed to vote while in prison, weighing in on a debate he had previously called a distraction from the larger goal of reducing the overall prison population. “Do I think nonviolent drug offenders who are over-incarcerated […]