Harris announces DNC will invest $25M in voting rights initiatives
WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris announced Thursday that the Democratic National Committee will invest $25 million in various voting rights initiatives as several Republican-led states pass laws that restrict access to the ballot box.
“This campaign is grounded in the firm belief that everyone’s vote matters. That your vote matters,” Harris said to a crowd at Howard University, her alma mater and a historically Black college.
Harris was deputized to lead the White House’s effort on voting rights, another task in her growing domestic portfolio. Later Thursday, she will...