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2021 Talks

Jul 31, 2020

Barack Obama called for major voting rights reforms. Bipartisan leaders reject Trump's suggestion he might delay the election. And, Black Voices for Trump co-chair Herman Cain died from COVID-19.

Jul 30, 2020

Data shows less support for Republicans in areas with more COVID-related deaths. And, U.S. officials speak on coronavirus misinformation from Russian intelligence services.  

Jul 29, 2020

AG William Barr testified before the House Judiciary Committee yesterday, including on the president's false claims about vote-by-mail. Twitter restricts Donald Trump Jr. for false claims about the coronavirus.

Jul 28, 2020

John Lewis is the first Black lawmaker to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda; U.S. House votes to name the Voting Rights Advancement Act after Lewis to honor him. Plus, the DNC platform committee approves a platform proposal to be voted on at next month's convention.

Jul 27, 2020

Yesterday marked 100 days until the election; DC has temporary legislation in place that restores the right to vote to people currently in jail or prison on felony charges.