Senate Democrats meet with moderate holdouts on voting rights but no sign of breakthrough

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New York Daily News

Senate Democrats met with moderate lawmakers Wednesday to push for a deal that could allow passage of voting rights legislation before a self-imposed deadline, but there was little sign of a breakthrough. Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and nine colleagues met for an hour with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and others met for even longer with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., in hopes of finding a way to pass the sweeping measures with a simple majority vote. “We’re trying to come to a place where 50 senators can support two bills, the Freedom to Vote Act, and the John Lewis Act, and with …

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