Schumer reveals endgame for clash over filibuster and voting reform

1/12/22
 
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from Politico,
1/12/22:

The majority leader will trigger the battle over changing Senate rules when he moves to end debate on Democrats’ election reform bills.

Chuck Schumer will bring elections and voting legislation to the Senate floor in the coming days, using existing congressional rules to evade an initial GOP filibuster.

The House will imminently pass a bill containing both sweeping federal elections reform and beefed up Voting Right Act provisions. Because the bill will be sent to the Senate as a “message” from the House, it will not be subject to an initial filibuster by the GOP and will be debated on the floor.

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