A Last-Gasp Push on Voting Rights
It’s a big week in the Senate for voting rights. Democrats have two bills that include measures to bolster and protect elections.
But the bills are almost certain to fail.
Why has it proved almost impossible to pass legislation so integral to the agenda of President Biden and the Democrats?
Guest: Astead W. Herndon, a national political reporter for The New York Times.
- Here’s what to know about voting rights and the battle over elections.
- Democrats’ bid to force through a bill intended to offset state voting restrictions appeared destined to fall to a Republican filibuster.
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