As she's undertaken a large-scale, multimillion-dollar effort to push back on Democratic attempts to expand vote-by-mail access before the election, Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel has been clear about one thing: She's not conceptually opposed to absentee voting. In press calls, McDaniel has said she's comfortable with states sending out applications for ballots that voters can send in by mail because they have a proper reason for not being able to show up in person. What she's opposed to is states sending out the ballots themselves, especially without safeguards in place to determine who is getting them. That's been true of the lawsuits that the RNC has...
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a challenge to Illinois' restrictions on religious services during the coronavirus pandemic, noting that the state had lifted the limits in question. Two churches in Illinois had asked the court to exempt them from Democratic Governor J.B. Pritzker's ban on religious worship services of more than 10 people, arguing that it infringed on the constitutionally protected free exercise of religion.
Sharon Fason used to accompany her mother to their south Chicago polling place every Election Day as a little girl, watching as she joined their African-American neighbors in the hard-won right of casting a ballot. The Democratic Party is pushing mail-in voting as the safest way to cast ballots amid the coronavirus pandemic.