Congress must act to restore fundamental voting rights after the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday backed Arizona voting rules, President Joe Biden said, adding that legislative safeguards are needed to repair the damage done by what he views as the state’s . . .
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden used the 100th anniversary of Tulsa’s race massacre to make a plea for sweeping legislation in Congress to protect the right to vote as Republican-led governments in Texas and other states pass new restrictions making it tougher to cast ballots.
Biden, marking the centennial in Oklahoma on Tuesday, called out lawmakers in Congress — including two senators in his own party — for holding up action on voting bills. Invoking the words of the late Rep. John Lewis, Biden said the right to vote is “precious” and must be protected. He vowed that June will . . .