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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.

Virginia’s Landmark Voting Rights Act Goes Into Effect

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, the historic Virginia Voting Rights Act went into effect. The legislation, passed by the Democratic majorities in the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates, and signed by a Democratic governor, restores key provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that were gutted on a nationwide level by the Supreme Court.

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