Schumer vows Senate rules change vote by Jan. 17 if GOP blocks voting rights

Posted on AllSides January 3rd, 2022
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Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Monday that he will force a vote by Jan. 17 on changing the Senate's rules if Republicans again block voting rights legislation.

"The fight for the ballot is as old as the Republic. Over the coming weeks, the Senate will once again consider how to perfect this union and confront the historic challenges facing our democracy," Schumer wrote in a letter sent to the Senate Democratic Caucus. 

"We hope our Republican colleagues change course and work with us. But if they do not, the Senate will...

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