Voting rights are under attack in Texas, forcing Democrats to flee the state. John Iadarola and Chuck Rocha break it down on The Damage Report.
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"The move will temporarily paralyse the state’s House of Representatives, which requires at least two-thirds of the 150 members be present for a vote.
At least 50 House Democrats boarded two private jets from Austin to Washington DC on Monday.
The move comes amid a wave of voting restrictions in Republican-led states.
Republicans argue the measures are essential for election security but Democrats see them as an attack on the right to vote.
The bill in Texas would ban 24-hour polling places and expand the authority of partisan poll watchers. A first vote is planned later this week."
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