House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

Automatic TRANSCRIPT

Hi Mike Rossi a reporting the house passes sweeping voting rights legislation over GOP opposition house Democrats passed a sweeping voting and ethics bill Wednesday sending the legislation to the Senate where it faces an uncertain fate the bill would be the largest overhaul of the U. S. election law in at least a generation H. R. one would restrict partisan gerrymandering of congressional districts strike down hurdles to voting and require so called dark money political groups to disclose anonymous donors the house vote was two twenty two to ten with every Republican voting against passage although vice president Kamilla Harris holds the tie breaking vote for most legislation in the fifty fifty Senate sixty votes would be needed to overcome a Republican filibuster Mike Rossio Washington

Coming up next