Senate Republicans, who hold the minority, blocked debate on the bill that would massively expand voting rights Tuesday.
Mitch McConnell has established himself as the U.S.’s most dangerous practitioner of might-is-right politics.
The legislation combats GOP efforts to remove election officials for partisan reasons and challenge voters’ eligibility.
Americans who care about the fate and future of our republic damn well better get active now.
Had the measure been in place last year, tens of thousands of applications and ballots would have been rejected.
Ken Paxton had blocked Harris County from sending out 2.4 million mail-in ballot applications ahead of the election.
State-level Republicans are laboring to effect their own slow-rolling coup in the upcoming elections.
The senator was surprised about the January 6 commission filibuster, but he still wants bipartisanship on voting rights.
If approved, the For the People Act would increase ballot access nationwide.