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@MarthaRaddatz : “Will you be disappointed if the Justice Department does not file charges against Donald Trump?” Rep. Raskin: “Speaking for myself, that is not my principle interest. Our democracy is on the line here. Our Constitution is at stake.”

One reason I’m far less agitated by politics is I saw the same hyperventilating crowd ignore Obama actually destroying democracy in 2009-2010 when the public picked him to stop a financial crisis and instead he stopped a New Deal.

Reelected Senator Risa Hontiveros tells fake news peddlers: "We will not let your reckless disregard for truth slander our democracy ever again."

Tinubu and his supporters were ready for a fight should internal democracy be subverted. That is a major lesson those putting their fate in voters cards should learn; that unless they are ready to fight, the 2023 electoral process can be subverted

Pushing for a referendum is now as much about a ‘Scottishdemocracy movement’ as it is Scottish independence, says Nicola Sturgeon.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: “Supreme Court doesn’t get the last word. In a democracy, we get the last word. It’s time to get in this fight and it’s time to make real change on behalf of everyone in this country.”

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he is not worried about U.S. democracy after the 2020 election and the January 6 riot at the Capitol.

US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling that gave federal protections for abortion, a “crisis of our democracy” on “Meet The PressSunday.

The thing about drought is that we’re - to borrow from the Losing our Democracy crowd - frogs in a pot of water on the stove. Humans aren’t good at picking up gradual changes like water levels. We won’t do anything until we’re smacked in the face with it. Then it’s too late.

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Democracy at risk’: Indonesia row over controversial criminal code heats up


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This deal is dangerous for our democracy. Billionaires like Elon Musk play by a different set of rules than everyone else, accumulating power for their own gain. We need a wealth tax and strong rules to hold Big Tech accountable.

It’s with a heavy heart I am calling for the sake of our Democracy that the 25th Amendment be invoked. My statement:

Praying during the holy night of Lailat al-Qadr for the safety and well-being of our Muslim brothers and sisters in India🤲🏼 IN 🕌Let's spread awareness to this shameful situation! What is happening to the human rights in the so-called largest democracy in the world? #BreakTheSilence 

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Free speech is essential to a functioning democracy. Do you believe Twitter rigorously adheres to this principle?

Given that Twitter serves as the de facto public town square, failing to adhere to free speech principles fundamentally undermines democracy. What should be done?

In 2016, when Trump won PA, MI, and WI by a handful of votes, the election system worked just great. Now that he's losing, it's a "fraud" and they're "stealing the election." This is how demagogues destroy faith in democracy and move us toward authoritarianism. Count every vote!

Proud of my friend @KingJames  for his fourth title, fourth Finals MVP, and for not only living up to the hype after seventeen seasons, but surpassing it as an extraordinary leader both on the court and in the public arena fighting for education, social justice, and our democracy.

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Joe knows this isn’t about him—it’s about us. Make your plan to vote right now. We’ve got to vote like our democracy depends on it. Because it does.

Peaceful protests are a hallmark of our democracy. Even if I don't always agree, I recognize the rights of people to express their views.

So much news today, but don't overlook the voting debacle happening right now in Georgia. This is a dire wakeup call for November - long lines, broken machines. It is a national outrage that undermines the legitimacy of our democracy.