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Tom Perez launches bid for Maryland governor

Tom Perez , former secretary of Labor under the Obama administration, announced his campaign for Maryland governor on Wednesday, declaring his intentions of "making government work." In a campaign video, a slew of former government officials and family members share their thoughts on why Perez, who also served as chair...
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Some Republicans continue to spread lies about elections in Pennsylvania | Opinion

Last year a record number of Pennsylvanians either went to the polls or put their ballot in the mail, taking part in our democracy during an unprecedented pandemic. Election officials and workers moved heaven and earth to ensure every ballot was counted, that every voter had their say. And despite challenges that two years ago none of us could fathom, Pennsylvania successfully and securely held an election.
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Biden tackles crime, again — but this time he's in charge

WASHINGTON — For decades, crime has paid for Joe Biden — at least, trying to crack down on it has. His signature legislative achievement as a senator was the 1994 anti-crime law that put more cops on the beat, established stiffer sentencing for drug offenses, created incentives for the construction of more prisons and temporarily banned so-called assault weapons.
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Biden plans new steps to combat U.S. gun violence as violent crime climbs

  Published by Reuters   By Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden plans to unveil new steps to curtail U.S. gun violence on Wednesday, including measures aimed at stemming the flow of firearms used in crimes, after pledging to push for sweeping changes to firearms laws. The actions will build on executive orders […] The post Biden plans new steps to combat U.S. gun violence as violent crime climbs appeared first on The Southern Maryland Chronicle.
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Democrats aren't giving up on protecting voting rights, but their options are pretty limited

Democratic leaders vowed to continue pushing for federal legislation to protect and expand voting rights after Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked debate on the For the People Act, the sweeping elections package Democrats have prioritized. "In the fight for voting rights, this vote was the starting gun, not the finish line," Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said after the GOP filibustered the bill. The White House said President Biden views ensuring voting access the "fight of his presidency."
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