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Aug 17, 2020 Editorials

The COVID-19 outbreak and the country’s long overdue reckoning with institutional racism have dramatically laid bare deep-rooted inequities in our society — inequities driven by our broken democracy. It’s time to find solutions, and we believe many of them lie in ending the twin evils of voter suppression and money in politics.

Jun 26, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democracy Reform Task Force Chair Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today voted to pass the Washington, D.C. Admission Act (H.R. 51), a bill to admit the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union and provide District of Columbia residents with full voting rights.
Jun 24, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – At a joint hearing today held by the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee and the House Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, Democracy Reform Task Force Chair Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) demanded that social media companies like Facebook and Twitter take more aggressive steps to prevent the proliferation of misinformation on their platforms and stop the spread of disinformation that threatens American democracy and voting rights.

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