Biden to meet with Senate Democrats on voting rights Thursday

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By Richard Cowan and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden will attend a Senate Democratic meeting on Thursday to discuss the party’s intensified push to enact voting rights legislation and possible changes to Senate rules. Biden on Tuesday made an impassioned appeal for federal voting rights legislation stalled in Congress, saying Democratic lawmakers should rewrite Senate “filibuster” rules to overcome Republican opposition. In a speech also designed to convince skeptical Democrats of his commitment, Biden called many Republicans cowardly and threw his support behind chan…

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