Lewis helped organize the Freedom Rides, spoke at the 1963 March on Washington and led the 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, where a state trooper fractured his skull with a billy club. That protest galvanized national support for the Voting Rights Act, which candidates for his seat pledged to defend and expand.
The Iowa Democratic Party chairman is stepping down, he announced Wednesday, eight days after the Iowa caucuses became a national fiasco for the Democrats. “The fact is that Democrats deserved […]
Biden stays in the driver’s seat, coronavirus changes our elections and other takeaways from Tuesday’s vote WASHINGTON – It was a night of early wins for Joe Biden. Biden swept all three primaries […]
(Bloomberg) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that in the wake of President Donald Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s criminal sentence, she plans to support a bill limiting the ability […]