Schumer insists ‘failure is not an option’ as voting rights fight intensifies

By: - January 12, 2022 5:50 am

Shenita Binns and her daughter Ysrael Binns of Atlanta, Georgia, participate in a “Freedom Friday March” protest at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Aug. 6 in Washington, DC. Activists continued to demonstrate for voting rights on the 56th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act and urged the U.S. Senate “to end the filibuster so we can pass legislation to solve the urgent crises confronting our nation, voting rights, DC statehood, and reparations.” (Photo by Alex Wong / Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa is a reporter for States Newsroom's Washington bureau.

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