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House Democrats Introduce John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Ala.) formally introduced the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4). From a press conference in Selma, standing in front of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Rep. Sewell introduced the bill named after the civil rights giant, which would restore vital provisions of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) and has 190 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives.

Majority Leader Schumer Releases Letter to Senate Colleagues

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a new letter to Senate colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer laid out the Democratic Senate caucus’s priorities for the rest of the summer session. The letter, addressed to Senate Democrats, lays out the legislative successes of the Biden administration so far this year, including the expansion of the Child Tax Credit and the advances on climate change and COVID-19 recovery.

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