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To save our democracy, Democrats must scrap the filibuster

Once again, progress has been stymied by a small minority in the US Senate. This week started with Senate Democrats engaged in critical negotiations over two pieces of voting rights legislation: the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. With 50 Senate Democrats supporting these bills, they have the votes to pass each. Yet thanks to the legislative filibuster, and … Continue reading To save our democracy, Democrats must scrap the filibuster »