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Sunday shows – Voting rights in the spotlight after Jan. 6 anniversary

Julia Nikhinson

Voting rights dominated the Sunday morning political shows just days after the nation marked the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

Multiple top Democrats discussed the issue ahead of an address by President Biden on the subject this week.

The latest COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and talks with Russia about Ukraine were also highlighted.

Read The Hill’s complete coverage below.

Pelosi: Republicans carrying out ‘legislative continuation’ of Jan. 6 with election laws
By JOSEPH CHOI 
 
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday accused Republicans across the country of carrying out a “legislative continuation” of Jan. 6 through new election laws that she said “undermine our democracy.”
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Clyburn on updating election law: ‘What is true today was not true then’
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) weighed in on the debate over making changes to the Electoral Count Act on Sunday, saying that any modifications that are passed “must fit the times.”
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Kinzinger says Jan. 6 panel already has ‘powerful and substantive narrative’
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) on Sunday said the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol already has a “powerful and substantive narrative,” months into its probe of the fatal riots.
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Hutchinson says ‘big lie’ supporters ‘not demonstrating leadership’
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) on Sunday said individuals who believe the “big lie” that the election was stolen from former President Trump are “not demonstrating leadership.”
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Graham: ‘These are the most dangerous times since the late ’30s’
By BRAD DRESS
 
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) predicted on Sunday that in 2022 Americans will vote “not based on what happened on January 6th, but based on this failed Democratic radical agenda,” claiming that because of that agenda, the nation has fallen into “the most dangerous times since the late ’30s.”
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Adams says Democratic Party has to be ‘radically practical’ in midterm elections
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL 
 
New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) on Sunday said the Democratic Party has to be “radically practical” if it wants to win November’s midterm elections.
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CDC director responds to criticisms of agency’s guidance: ‘This is hard’
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), responded to criticisms that her agency’s COVID-19 guidance is “confusing,” saying on Sunday that it is “hard” to provide updated recommendations throughout an ongoing pandemic.
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Blinken: US, Russia won’t see any breakthroughs ‘in the coming week’
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday said he does not think the U.S. and Russia will see any breakthroughs “in the coming week,” which is when representatives from Washington and Moscow are scheduled to sit for talks amid rising tensions centered on Ukraine.
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Lightfoot calls Chicago Teachers Union walkout ‘illegal’
By MYCHAEL SCHNELL
 
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) on Sunday said the Chicago Teachers Union’s walkout is “illegal.”
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Tags Adam Kinzinger Antony Blinken Asa Hutchinson Biden Capitol breach CDC CDC guidelines Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chicago Donald Trump insurrection James Clyburn jan. 6 Joe Biden Lindsey Graham Lori Lightfoot Nancy Pelosi Rochelle Walensky Russia Sunday shows voting rights
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