Senate

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Julian Zelizer writes that legislators in Texas want their state to cancel the required teaching of key aspects of civil rights in America, including Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a Dream" speech. ...
Sen. Lindsey Graham said adding amnesty to “infrastructure package” may be the "dumbest idea" in the history of the White House and Senate while there is a border crisis. ...
Voting rights activist Stacey Abrams joins us on pressuring the Senate to pass voter protection legislation through phase two of her Hot Call Summer campaign. Abrams tells Joy Reid, ‘The fundamental challenge is that we have to have a U.S. Senate that recognizes that nothing else passed will hold, and nothing new will happen if we lose the right to participate in our elections in '22 and '24... This is not hyperbolic.’ ...
Democrats are hoping to slip as big an amnesty as possible in a filibuster-proof budget that would only need majority support. ...

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