It’s looking more and more likely that the For The People Act will fail in the Senate. John Iadarola and Yasmin Khan break it down on The Damage Report.
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Read more here: https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2021-06-22/activists-campaign-gop-senate-democrats-voting-rights-bill
"Democrats’ signature election legislation, the For the People Act, is almost guaranteed to fail when Senate Democrats try to move toward a vote Tuesday afternoon.
But with liberal activists priming for a fight, the debate of whether to overhaul how the country conducts elections likely isn’t going to end this week.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) needs support from 60 senators to bring the bill up for discussion, a number he isn’t expected to reach with his slim control. It isn’t even clear that Schumer can get the support of all Democratic senators. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) has made clear he doesn’t support the bill without revisions and still hadn’t announced Tuesday morning how he plans to vote."*
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