Vote on abortion rights planned in U.S. Senate next week, but likely will fall short

Democrats are projected to be well short of the 60 votes needed to pass the bill

By: - May 5, 2022 4:54 pm
Abortion demonstrators outside the Supreme Court

In this 2021 file photo, demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court as justices hear arguments in a Mississippi case that seeks to overturn Roe v. Wade. (Jane Norman/States Newsroom)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.