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Senate Democrats Unite Behind Revised Elections Legislation – The Wall Street Journal

‘Democracy is alive and well and we will keep it strong with the Freedom to Vote Act,’ Sen. Amy Klobuchar said at a rally near the U.S. Capitol Tuesday. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images WASHINGTON—A group of Senate Democrats unveiled revised elections legislation that aims to ease voters’ access to the polls, a proposal that is expected to unite the party but not draw sufficient Republican support to advance. The bill is the product of months of closed-door negotiations dominated by Senate Rules Committee Chairwoman Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.). By securing the support of Mr. …

 

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