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Op-eds of the week: Campaign rules, HR 1 and Georgia voting

Our weekly op-ed highlight reel

News is the heart of what we're about. But The Fulcrum is also a forum for debate about what's ailing American democracy and what could make the system healthier. So here are the most provocative opinion pieces we've posted this week.

Are health care and a living wage too much for congressional candidates to ask?

Congressional candidates who represent the diversity of America must be able to seek office in Washington without worrying about a living wage or health insurance, writes Beth Rotman of Common Cause.

I'm a conservative. Here's why I support the For the People Act.

I was blessed to be born into a family that taught and modeled conservative values, which lead me to support the For the People Act, explains RepresentUs volunteer Eric Carlson.

In Georgia, the most insidious suppression may be weakening the will to vote

Georgia's new elections law positions the GOP-dominated Elections Board to control nearly all aspects of voting. No provision in the Georgia law looks to be more harmful to Black voters or more fatal to democracy's survival, argues Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat of the U.S. Vote Foundation.

Meanwhile, here are our latest news stories:

Wisconsin's top court rules against a vigorous culling of the voter rolls

These 12 bipartisan policies could improve voting for everyone

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