What You Need To Know

This is one of those weeks where no one thing dominates the news cycle (or my mind). There are three themes worth keeping an eye on to see what develops. Here’s what you need to know:

Georgia is Just the Opening Act

This week, the Republican-controlled state legislature in Georgia passed a sweeping voter suppression law that was immediately signed by Republican Governor Brian Kemp. Kemp’s photo-op for the bill signing made clear whose votes Republicans elected aim to suppress. He was surrounded by white men and signed the bill under a painting of a slave plantation.