Information Roundup: Scientists warn of hazard to democracy; Voting rights legislation stays stalled
The same republican lies that sparked a riot are being used to justify new restrictions on the franchise – and new powers to outvote voters. So far it works.
On the News Today: A Senate parliamentary resolution appears to severely curtail new reconciliation options and give Republicans a boost in their efforts to block new infrastructure spending. 100 scholars publicly warn that republican action seriously jeopardizes the country's democracy. And Joe Biden highlights two Democratic Senators who continue to protect a Senate tradition that has long served to sabotage civil and electoral rights.
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