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Texans John Cornyn and Ted Cruz help GOP senators block federal voting rights bill

Democratic leaders now plan in the coming hours to execute a maneuver to change the rules and allow the filibuster to be broken with a simple majority vote. But Democrats, with a 50-50 majority secured by Vice President Harris’ tiebreaking vote, do not have the support to execute that plan.

By Mike DeBonis, The Washington Post
The U.S. Capitol on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022.

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