US News The American Senate Always Divided on Electoral Reform
Who governs America? Despite its majority, Biden flange against the Conservative States
© Sergio Flores a young man in front of the Texas Capitol, in Austin, January 17, 2021 Promise to protect the freedom to abort, access to vote or strengthen The laws framing firearms: even if he controls the major levers of power in Washington, Joe Biden faces, to implement his program, to a conservative offensive launched from powerful American states.
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Washington, September 14 (Reuters) - US Democrat Senators presented Tuesday a new version of a reform Priority election in the eyes of President Joe Biden, while many mainly republican states impose restrictions on the vote.
The text, baptized Freedom to Vote Act (Freedom of Voting Act), aims to ensure that all registered voters can seek vote by correspondence and have at least 15 days of anticipated voting.
It would also allow anyone to register on the electoral lists until the same day of the election, which would become a holiday.
Canada: Justin Trudeau receives gravel jets upon electoral displacement
© Dave Chan The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the field for a third term suffered on Monday of small stones during an electoral displacement. (Dave Chan / AFP) In the campaign for a third term, the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rubbed Monday to the anger of several opponents of sanitary measures. During an electoral displacement, near Toronto, the leader of the Ottawa government has wiped small stones from a host of protesters.
The law also seeks to improve transparency on certain campaign contributions.
"Following the 2020 elections to which the Americans participated as ever before, we attended unprecedented attacks against our democracy in the states of our country," said Senator Amy Klobuchar and seven other senators in a statement. , at the origin of the text.
Democrats accuse States controlled by the Republican Party to impose, especially since the last November election and the defeat of Donald Trump, new electoral rules to reduce participation, particularly among young people, African Americans. And the Latin Americans, more inclined to vote Democrat.
The leader of the Democratic majority in the Senate, Chuck Schumer, said he wanted to submit this bill in front of the upper house, shared in two equal camps of 50 elected, but the Republicans, who have already bloc in June. A more ambitious democratic text threaten to block the project review again.
"There is no reason that the federal government mingles with how we drive the elections," warned the Republican minority leader, Mitch McConnell. (Report Richard Cowan, French version Jean-Stéphane Brush)
employer president calls for basic reforms .
Employer President Rainer Dulger has demanded basic reforms in Germany. He named the tax and social policies over the German Press Agency. © Wolfgang Kumm / DPA Rainer Dulge: "Above all, it has to remain more net for normal earners in the future more net from gross.» In addition, building permits would have to be accelerated. In many areas, a "mental change" is necessary.