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After a 15-year effort, John Sarbanes’ massive election overhaul finally gets its moment in Washington

After a 15-year effort, John Sarbanes’ massive election overhaul finally gets its moment in Washington

WASHINGTON — John Sarbanes did not go to Congress to write a bill that could be the biggest overhaul of the U.S. election law in decades. The Maryland Democrat, whose 3rd District …

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Gun Control Bills Being Prepped for Rollout in Divided Congress

Gun Control Bills Being Prepped for Rollout in Divided Congress

Democrats are preparing to reintroduce several gun control bills, with both fresh hope for success and lingering political realities that have tripped up previous efforts. Legislation to expand background checks, close a …

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POLITICO Playbook: Democratic impeachment managers feeling muzzled

POLITICO Playbook: Democratic impeachment managers feeling muzzled

FIRST IN PLAYBOOK — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Compass Coffee to launch a new virtual event series, titled “Common Grounds,” bringing together one Republican and one Democrat to “explore …

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First HR 1 ad campaign is about keeping purple district Democrats in the fold

First HR 1 ad campaign is about keeping purple district Democrats in the fold

The uphill climb to enact HR 1, legislation that’s become the democracy reform Holy Grail, won’t begin for weeks. But advocates have already decided they need to buck up and provide cover …

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Facing Pressure to Deliver, Democrats’ Slim Majority in Congress Leaves Little Room for Error

Facing Pressure to Deliver, Democrats’ Slim Majority in Congress Leaves Little Room for Error

President Joe Biden is understandably focused on the pandemic, but it may not be enough to maintain a Democrat majority in Congress after the 2022 midterm elections, so Democrats will need to walk and chew gum at the …

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Georgia Runoffs See 1st Big Ad Buy From Gun Reform Group

Georgia Runoffs See 1st Big Ad Buy From Gun Reform Group

Gun reform group launches first major ad buy in Georgia Senate run-off. Brady PAC is spending $100,000 against Republican Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler in her contest with Democratic Raphael Warnock, according to Federal Election …

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Georgia Senate special election sees gun groups battling over campaign spending

Georgia Senate special election sees gun groups battling over campaign spending

Georgia’s runoff election has become a battleground for gun control and advocacy groups targeting the race for Senate, as Democrats fight to gain control of both the executive and legislative branches. “The stakes have …

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Democratic Memo Details Plans to Ramp Up In-Person Campaigning

Democratic Memo Details Plans to Ramp Up In-Person Campaigning

ANOTHER ONE. The Brady PAC, the political arm of the gun violence prevention group Brady, launched a digital advertising campaign Tuesday backed by an initial $100,000 buy. The 30-second ad criticizes Loeffler …

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