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Julia Harte

U.S. bishops vote to draft Communion statement that may rebuke Biden for abortion views

Jun 18 2021

(Reuters) -A divided conference of U.S. Roman Catholic bishops announced on Friday that they had voted to draft a statement on Holy Communion that may admonish Catholic politicians, including President Joe Biden, who support abortion rights. | Video

Colorado leads U.S. states with first look at new congressional districts

Jun 18 2021

An independent commission in Colorado will reveal a preliminary map of new congressional districts next week, putting the state at the forefront of efforts to draw battle lines for the 2022 U.S. election and strip party politics from the process.

Factbox-Republicans erect voting barriers in politically crucial U.S. states

Jun 16 2021

WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers in a number of politically significant states have passed a wave of new voting requirements and limits this year, saying the measures are needed to curb voter fraud, despite scant evidence of it in the United States.

Factbox-Republicans erect voting barriers across a number of politically crucial U.S. states

Jun 15 2021

WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers in a number of politically significant states have passed a wave of new voting requirements and limits this year, saying the measures are needed to curb voter fraud, despite scant evidence of it in the United States. | Video

From Vermont to Kentucky, some Republicans expand voting access in 2021

Jun 07 2021

WASHINGTON Vermont's Republican governor on Monday signed a law requiring the state's top election official to send a mail ballot to every eligible voter, becoming one of the few Republican leaders at the state level to buck their party's trend of trying to limit voting access.

U.S. voter advocates face tough fight despite Texas triumph

Jun 01 2021

WASHINGTON Democrats on Tuesday celebrated the boycott by Texas state lawmakers that prevented sweeping new Republican-backed voting restrictions from becoming law over the weekend but acknowledged the reprieve would be short-lived.

Judge allows self-described anti-fraud group to review Georgia ballots

May 21 2021

WASHINGTON A Georgia judge on Friday ordered Atlanta's Fulton County to unseal more than 145,000 absentee ballots cast during the November 2020 election, allowing self-described election integrity activists to evaluate the legitimacy of the ballots.

Judge postpones trial for three ex-cops in George Floyd case

May 13 2021

A judge in Minneapolis on Thursday postponed the trial of three former policemen accused of taking part in the murder of George Floyd to March 2022, saying the federal case against the men should proceed first, local media reported.

Judge postpones trial for three ex-cops in George Floyd case

May 13 2021

A judge in Minneapolis on Thursday postponed the trial of three former policemen accused of taking part in the murder of George Floyd to March 2022, saying the federal case against the men should proceed first, local media reported.

Factbox-Republicans erect voting barriers across U.S. battleground states

May 12 2021

WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers in election battleground states have passed a wave of new voting requirements and limits this year, saying the measures are needed to curb voter fraud despite scant evidence of it in the United States.

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