FCC looks to fine conservative activists $5 million for false mail voting robocalls

FCC looks to fine conservative activists $5 million for false mail voting robocalls

[ad_1] The Federal Communications Commission proposed a $5.1 million fine against conservative activists Jacob Wohl and John Burkman and J.M. Burkman & Associates for making 1,141 unlawful robocalls that made false claims about mail voting, the agency said Tuesday. “Did you know that if you vote by mail, your personal information will be part of … Read more

House passes John Lewis voting rights bill, sends measure to Senate for tougher fight

House passes John Lewis voting rights bill, sends measure to Senate for tougher fight

[ad_1] House Democrats on Tuesday passed a sweeping voting rights bill named after Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., the late civil rights icon. The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act was approved 219-212. All Republicans voted against the legislation. The bill is part of congressional Democrats’ broader campaign to strengthen voting laws at the federal level … Read more

Texas Republicans renew effort to advance voting bill as Democrats regroup

Texas Republicans renew effort to advance voting bill as Democrats regroup

[ad_1] Texas Democrats failed on Monday in a last-ditch effort to again paralyze the state House and block Republicans from passing a sweeping election bill, allowing the legislature to continue working toward passage. Three Houston-area Democrats broke ranks with much of the rest of their caucus and returned to work at the Capitol last week, … Read more