Senate Democrats say it’s important to pass federal legislation to ensure each person’s right to vote. Republican senators say bills have been passed to extend voting rights and the power of changing voting laws should remain at the state level.
Federal prosecutors argued in court documents filed Thursday that a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals correctly ruled last month that the government had proven its case against Dylann Roof, despite his protestations on several points.
Representatives John Damoose (R-Harbor Springs), Beau LaFave (R-Iron Mountain) and Greg Markkanen (R-Hancock) criticized the Biden Administration’s review of the Line 5 pipeline plan in a Thursday release.
A group will launch a ballot drive to require legislative approval to extend emergency pandemic orders beyond 28 days, in the latest bid to neuter Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration’s power to issue coronavirus restrictions.
The investigation is yet another liability for the embattled attorney general, who is facing a years-old criminal case, a separate, newer FBI investigation, and a Republican primary opponent who is seeking to make electoral hay of the various controversies.