Sanders has been advocating for more Democratic proposals to come to a vote in order to get senators’ views on record.
State-level voting restrictions will affect marginalized communities the most.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis didn’t wait for the voting rights bill to fail to go on the offensive.
“This is what voter suppression looks like,” says an election clerk in Austin, as the pattern repeats across the state.
The progressive lawmaker had joined hunger strikers on the eighth day of their protest.
The president’s statement came hours before Manchin and Sinema would kill Democrats’ marquee voting bill.
Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema voted against changing to a “talking filibuster.”
The Vermont senator called the conservative Democrats’ support of the filibuster “pathetic” on Wednesday.
Sen. Joe Manchin signaled he would not support a talking filibuster, even if his decision spurred a primary challenge.