The For The People Act

Why Democrats Should Not Settle For A Slimmed Down For The People Act
The beauty of the For The People Act is that it’s defense of democracy goes further than voting rights.
On Voting Rights Republicans Have Told Us Who They Are. We Should Believe Them
The choice for senators and all Americans is simple: we protect our democracy for everyone, or let Republicans dismantle it for everyone but their own voters.
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 08: U.S. Sen. Kirsten Sinema (D-AZ) heads back to a bipartisan meeting on infrastructure in the basement of the U.S. Capitol building after the original talks fell through with the White House on June 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said they are now pursuing a two-path proposal that includes a new set of negotiations with a bipartisan group of senators. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kirsten Sinema
Is Joe Manchin Doing The Democrats A Favor?

Liberal Democrats are enraged at West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin for opposing the For the People Act and for supporting the filibuster, which would have to be overturned in order for the voting legislation, even with Manchin’s support, to get through Congress. Manchin may, however, be doing these liberal Democrats a favor in this case. Read More

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 16: Derrick Johnson, president of the NAACP, speaks in opposition of William P. Barr, nominee for attorney general, during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Barr in Hart Building on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Markup Of For The People Act Revealed Depth Of GOP’s Adherence To Disinfo
The Senate panel markup of S.1 included fiery speeches and intense disagreements, giving us an accurate picture of the long and hard fight ahead.
UNITED STATES - JULY 30: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., is seen in Russell Building on Thursday, July 30, 2020.(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Democrats Should Ignore Calls For A Skinnier For The People Act
There’s no reason to believe a smaller, less effective bill would stand any better shot at gaining any Republican votes.
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