In Suing Georgia, Justice Department Says State's New Voting Law Targets Black Voters

June 25, 2021 - 11:45am EDT
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The state legislature passed a bill in March that adds new voter identification mandates and criminalizes passing out food or drinks to voters waiting in line.

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The decision comes after Fulton District Attorney Fani Willis requested one. A special grand jury has subpoena power and the authority to obtain documents. It will begin on May 2.

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President Biden confers with U.S. allies on Ukraine on Monday, as the U.S. pulls diplomatic families out of Kyiv and weighs beefing up troop deployments in the region over fears of a Russian invasion.

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With the court already having heard arguments this term on abortion and guns, this case marks yet another politically charged issue that threatens to uproot decades of legal doctrine.

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The Biden administration is considering a plan to send several thousand additional U.S. troops into NATO countries in eastern Europe, near both Russia and Ukraine.

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The IRS is "in the roughest shape it's been in in 50 years," says former commissioner Mark Everson. The agency, he says, is understaffed, has more work than it can handle and is underfunded.

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Biden is considering sending up to 5,000 troops to Eastern European countries, including Romania and Poland, a U.S. official told NPR. Russia has stationed 100,000 troops near Ukraine.

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Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi confirmed Sunday that an executive order was drafted for Trump to sign that would have used the military to seize machines in battleground states.

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Yet these early reversals haven't always been crippling. On the contrary, three of the past four presidents elected — and five of the past eight — have recovered from shaky starts to win re-election.

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Jury selection begins Monday in the former Alaska governor's case. A 2017 Times editorial wrongly connected an ad from her political action committee to the shooting that wounded Rep. Gabby Giffords.