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In long-awaited speech, Biden to decry voting restrictions

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will lay out the “moral case” for voting rights as he faces growing pressure from civil rights activists and...

Texas Democrats dig in after exodus; GOP threatens arrest

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Democrats who hurriedly fled to Washington to block sweeping new election laws back home acknowledged Tuesday they can't stay away...

Texas GOP renews push for new voting laws, unfinished agenda

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Republicans on Thursday brought back efforts to ban 24-hour polling places and drive-thru voting as Gov. Greg Abbott opened a...

Democrats sue Texas governor over vetoing pay after walkout

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Democratic lawmakers who blocked one of America's most restrictive voting measures with a dramatic walkout sued Republican Gov. Greg Abbott...

Senate Democrats press ahead on voting bill despite dim odds

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WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats pledged to forge ahead with a likely doomed vote on their sprawling elections and voting bill next week, even as...

Senate Democrats press ahead on voting bill despite dim odds

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WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats pledged Tuesday to forge ahead with a likely doomed vote on their sprawling elections and voting bill next week, even...

EXPLAINER: How Texas Republicans aim to make voting harder

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas took a major step Sunday toward becoming the nation’s largest state where the GOP is making voting harder following the...

Texas GOP puts final touches on sweeping voting restrictions

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Republicans dug in Saturday for a final weekend vote on some of the most restrictive new voting laws in the...

Texas lawmakers approve college athlete compensation bill

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas lawmakers on Friday approved letting college athletes earn money with endorsements and sponsorship deals, pushing the state closer to joining...

Texas missing chance to avert deadly blackouts, experts say

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AUSTIN, Texas — Elzie Ford lost power in his freezing home for nearly a week during February’s catastrophic blackouts in Texas. By the time...