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HR 1 is an existential threat to American democracy

4 March 2021

11:09 PM

4 March 2021

11:09 PM

On Wednesday night, Speaker Nancy Pelosi dragooned all but one Democrat into voting for her total rewrite of the nation’s election laws: House of Representatives Bill 1, or HR 1. The final vote was 220 to 210. The bill now goes to the Senate.

Republicans promise a filibuster there to stop it.

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