While many Democrats and liberal activists insisted the fight is not over, they face long odds, as key lawmakers have said they are not willing to eliminate the chamber’s supermajority filibuster rule for legislation.
Democrats and voting rights activists have long decried voter ID rules as thinly veiled tactics to suppress the vote. Now some leading voices are signaling they would accept such requirements as the price of broader voting rights measures.
After surviving the coronavirus, their worlds have been plunged into darkness by mucormycosis, a deadly post-covid fungus that often can be treated only by removing it from the infected area — and that area is often the eye.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is impeding the confirmation of James Kvaal, President Biden’s pick to head higher-education policy at the Education Department, to secure commitments on student loan reforms.