U.S. Congress will pass voting rights bills, Stacey Abrams says

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2021
From The Center

Democratic politician Stacey Abrams is bullish that the U.S. Congress will pass two key bills to protect voting rights - even though her party has already failed to advance voting rights legislation four times this year.

Last month, the Senate voted 50-49 in favor of starting debate on the "the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act" but fell short of the 60 votes needed under a procedural blocking maneuver known as a filibuster.

The party has also repeatedly failed to advance the Freedom to Vote Act in a 50-50 Senate.

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