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Kyrsten Sinema blocks filibuster reform as Biden continues ‘fight’ for voting rights

Guardian, 14 Jan 2022
US president Joe Biden said he was not sure if his administration could push voting rights legislation through Congress, but he would continue fighting to change the law.
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‘I don't know if we can get it done,' he said to reporters. ‘But I know one thing, as long as I have a breath in me … I am going to be fighting to change the way these legislatures are moving.' Earlier, Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema reaffirmed she would not support any change to the filibuster rules, effectively killing her party’s hope of passing the most sweeping voting rights protections in a generation.

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