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James Clyburn speaking to reporters
ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 06: Georgia Secretary of State Ben Raffensperger holds a press conference on the status of ballot counting on November 6, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. The 2020 presidential race between incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden is still too close to call with outstanding ballots in a number of states including Georgia. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)
SELMA, AL - MARCH 3: Vice President Joseph Biden walks with civil rights leaders over the historic xxx Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama on Sunday March 3, 2013.  (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post)
Biden Is Right To Call The State Of Voting Rights An Existential Threat. But The Walk Must Be As Aggressive As The Talk. 
Many of the statements that have come from the White House during these weeks have not only failed to meet the urgency of this moment, but they also seem to hardly grapple with the real challenges.
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) heads to his office in the U.S. Capitol Building on August 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Senate will vote today on the $1 trillion infrastructure bill ahead of August recess. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Chuck Schumer
AUSTIN, TX - JUNE 08: Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks during a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas on June 8, 2021. Abbott signed Senate bills 2 and 3 into law to reform the Electric Reliability Council of Texas and weatherize and improve the reliability of the state's power grid. The bill signing comes months after a disastrous February winter storm that created widespread power outages and left dozens of Texans dead. (Photo by Montinique Monroe/Getty Images)
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.
Allen And Company Annual Meeting Brings Business Executives, Media Moguls, And Politicians To Sun Valley, Idaho. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - JULY 10: Texas state Rep. Chris Turner, D-Arlington, speaks to a group of people waiting to testify against renewed efforts by Texas Republicans to pass voting restrictions as state lawmakers hold committee hearings on election integrity bills at the State Capitol on July 10, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Hundreds of people signed up to testify before lawmakers as Texas Republicans move forward with their effort to overhaul the state's voting laws during the 87th Legislature's special session. (Photo by Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images)
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