U.S. Senate Republicans again block debate on voting rights legislation

Freedom to Vote Act would make Election Day a national holiday and set minimum standards each state must have for elections

By: - October 21, 2021 2:44 am
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Jon Ossoff

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) (C) and Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-GA) (L) speak to the media following a U.S. Senate Rules Committee Georgia Field Hearing on the right to vote at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on July 19, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. Senate Democrats are trying to keep a focus on voting rights in an ongoing effort to pass the “For the People Act”. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

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