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Senate Republicans Once More Block Voting Rights Bil

Democrats' patience is wearing thin

A bill aimed at thwarting restrictive new voting laws enacted in Republican-led states failed to advance in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, as Republican lawmakers blocked a Democratic effort to begin debating the measure.

This marks the third time this year Senate Democrats tried to advance a voting rights bill in reaction to new state balloting restrictions that were fueled by Donald Trump's false claims of a stolen 2020 presidential election.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said it would not be the last time.

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