Senate Democrats Try Power Grab with Another Fed Takeover of Elections

Democrats are taking a third shot at efforts to nationalize elections this year through a bill introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D‑MN) on Tuesday, the “Freedom to Vote Act.”
A previous effort, HR 1 – called the For the People Act by Democrats and The Corrupt Politicians Act by Republicans  –  passed the House of Representatives in March but failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the Senate on June 22 in a party line 50–50 vote when 60 votes were needed.
A second effort, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, HR 4, passed the House of Representatives on August 24, but is expected to face the same procedural hurdle in the Senate encountered by HR 1.
“The Freedom to Vote Act will set basic national standards to make sure all Americans …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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