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Tag Archives: Freedom To Vote Act

Watch Sen. Angus King’s Speech On Voting Rights

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Senator Angus King (I-Maine) spoke on the floor of the Senate to stress the importance of protecting voting rights against state and local-level threats, and preserving America’s historically unique democratic system of self-governance. The speech came ahead of a vote on the King-sponsored Freedom to Vote Act, legislation designed to …

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Senate Republicans Once Again Block Voting Rights Bill

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Senate Republicans have once again blocked a sweeping voting rights reform bill, a move that is certain to increase pressure on the majority to change the chamber’s filibuster rule. Every Senate Republican voted against the bill, known as the Freedom to Vote Act, which would make Election Day a federal holiday, …

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