Written Testimony for the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration Hearing on S.1 — The For the People Act

March 24, 2021

Chairwoman Klobuchar, Ranking Member Blunt, and members of the committee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today.

For as long as this country has…


America has lost an iconic son and a moral giant. Freedom rider. Marcher. Conscience of the nation. Throughout the course of his remarkable life John Lewis showed us how to dream of a better, more just world and how to make that “beloved community” a reality. He was the last…


Seven years ago today, in their decision on Shelby County, the Supreme Court undercut Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and undermined a cornerstone of American civil rights law.

Before 2013, Section 5 had helped prevent discriminatory voting laws from taking effect by imposing preclearance protections that…


The dysfunctional, dangerous and shameful election last week in Wisconsin should be a cautionary tale for elected officials at every level of government. …


Remarks to the American Chamber of Commerce in Berlin, Germany

Thank you for that introduction — and thank you all for welcoming me back to Berlin.

Thank you for that introduction — and thank you all for welcoming me back to Berlin.

It’s always a pleasure to return to this…

Eric H. Holder, Jr.

82nd Attorney General of the United States. Chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee.

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