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Texas Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz join fellow Republicans to block Democrats' federal elections overhaul

While a majority of the Democratic-controlled Senate backed the bill, enough Republicans banded together to use the filibuster to block the bill from receiving an up-or-down vote.

Supporters hold Campaign signs at the ‘For the People’ voting rights rally on the south steps of the Texas Capitol on June 20, 2021.

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