GOP Blocks Elections Bill in Senate Showdown

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Senate Republicans have blocked an expansive elections and voting bill during a key test vote forcing Democrats to face tough questions about the next steps before the people acting needed sixty votes to overcome the GOP filibuster man came nowhere close Senate Republican chief Mitch McConnell had blasted the deal as a partisan power grab and a federal over reach into how states run elections and so finally today we will put an end to it hours before the vote this fight is not over White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said president Biden's committed to boosting voting rights and it will be a fight of his presidency long past today but there are questions about how Democrats can move key legislation and it nearly evenly divided Senate and whether filibuster rules should change sadr mag ani Washington

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