President Biden traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday and made his most impassioned plea for federal legislation to protect voting rights. Critically, Biden called on the Senate to make changes to its filibuster rules to allow voting rights legislation to pass with a simple majority. Only one Republican out of 50, Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), is willing to even allow a debate on voting rights. So if the Senate maintains its current filibuster rule, which requires 60 votes to overcome, it will not happen.
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