After Introduction of For the People Act, Senate Dems Told to ‘End the Filibuster and Pass’ It | Common Dreams News

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), joined by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), speaks during a news conference to announce the introduction of S. 1, the For the People Act, in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)

Amid the GOP’s nationwide voter suppression onslaught that threatens to restrict ballot access for tens of millions of Americans, Senate Democrats’ introduction of the For the People Act on Wednesday was welcomed by progressives who also emphasized that passing the comprehensive plan to strengthen the country’s democracy through the Senate will require the upper chamber’s majority to scrap the anti-democratic 60-vote filibuster.

After Introduction of For the People Act, Senate Dems Told to ‘End the Filibuster and Pass’ It | Common Dreams News

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