What A Day

For The People Inaction

For The People Inaction

What A Day - June 23, 2021 - 21:02

The vote to open a debate about the For The People Act, which would make it easier to vote, strengthen campaign finance rules, and end partisan gerrymandering, was blocked in the Senate yesterday with all 50 Republicans united against it. With moderate Democrats like Manchin and Sinema refusing to budge on the filibuster, the future of voting rights is uncertain. We spoke with Crooked Media's Political Director Shaniqua McClendon about what might happen next.And in headlines: Biden won’t hit his July 4th vaccine goal, Teamsters start nationwide project to unionize Amazon workers, and L.A. County wants its residents to stop feeding peacocks.Show Notes:Vote Save America: HR1 or We're Fucked – https://votesaveamerica.com/forthepeople/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/whataday

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