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Texas Democrats who blocked GOP voting bill make their pitch on Capitol Hill for federal legislation

After temporarily derailing a GOP priority voting bill, Texas Democrats looked to Washington this week to make the case for a federal legislation to overhaul elections and reinstate protections for voters of color.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi held a news conference with members of the Texas state legislature at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on June 15, 2021.

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