Boxer called on GOP leaders to reccomend nominees for the Election Assistance Commission.
Last week, Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., unveiled legislation that would establish a competitive grant program within the Justice Department to provide states with incentives to improve their voting processes. Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., announced that he will introduce a measure to shorten wait times at polling places by requiring states to have early-voting periods of at least 15 days.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.