Revised voting rights bill rolled out in U.S. Senate, with Manchin on board

The bill designates Election Day as a holiday

By: - September 15, 2021 9:09 am
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Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a listening session with civil rights and voting rights groups, Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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