Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify in front of Congress

Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify in front of Congress

Mueller will testify before two House committees on July 17. After weeks of speculation about whether special counsel Robert Mueller would testify before Congress, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff have announced Mueller will appear in front of their committees in July. On Tuesday night, Nadler announced Mueller had agreed to testify, after his committee and the House Permanent Select Committee issued subpoenas. Mueller will testify in…

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Vox Sentences: Hide-and-seek in Oregon

Vox Sentences: Hide-and-seek in Oregon

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Oregon Republicans are in hiding over a climate change bill; the Council of Europe ends its punishment of Russia for the annexation of Crimea. Oregon Republicans flee the state in protest of a climate bill Education Images/Universal Images Group/Getty…

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How Shelby County v. Holder upended voting rights in America

How Shelby County v. Holder upended voting rights in America

On the sixth anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling, civil rights groups say it’s time to fully restore the Voting Rights Act. In recent years, threats to voting rights and the possibility of voter suppression have become increasingly serious concerns for civil rights groups. This was on full display in the 2018 midterm elections, as voting laws and regulations in several states impacted high-stakes races in ways that disproportionately affected voters of color. But the…

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