House Democrats to Probe Voter Suppression in Georgia

The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday launched an investigation into reports of voter suppression in Georgia during the 2018 election, asking the Peach State’s governor and top elections official, both Republicans, to turn over documents that could show voting irregularities.

Read more

Dems Claim Interference in Ed Dept Internal Probe

Democratic lawmakers sent a letter Tuesday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos demanding an explanation for last month’s flip-flop of her department’s internal investigation leadership, claiming they have evidence of interference in an independent probe over the reinstatement of an accrediting agency.

Read more

Voter Fraud Claims Hang Over Texas Official’s Confirmation

Republican Texas Secretary of State David Whitley defended his release of a flawed list of 95,000 registered voters identified as possible noncitizens at his confirmation hearing Thursday, with critics opposing him over the embarrassing voting suppression claims that have resulted in the swift removal of tens of thousands of names from the list.

Read more