Harris to announce Biden administration’s first meeting of the National Space Council

This post was originally published on this siteSix months after being tapped to lead the White House’s National Space Council, Vice President Kamala Harris will announce the council’s first meeting of the Biden administration during a visit Friday to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland.

Democrats ramp up filibuster talks after voting rights setback

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are ramping up their discussions about changing the Senate’s rules amid growing frustration about the inability to move voting rights legislation.  After months of trying to give space for bipartisan discussions on election…

U.S. Jobs Report Expected to Show Rebound in Hiring

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. job growth likely rebounded last month but not enough to return to the higher pace from earlier this year, with a shortage of workers and other effects from the pandemic weighing on the economy.

Voting rights activists say Democrats in Washington need to do their job

This post was originally published on this site Organizers say they’re doing all they can to fight back against restrictive voting laws and turn out voters. But they also say they haven’t yet gotten much help from Democrats in Washington, D.C. (Image credit: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc. via Getty Images)

Corporations calling for voting rights bill donated to Republicans who blocked it, watchdog says

This post was originally published on this siteA new analysis finds that 8 major corporations gave thousands of dollars to GOP senators who prevented the legislation from advancing.