Stacey Abrams: We need a carve-out for the filibuster to protect our democracy

'I do believe that the appetite is there among Democrats to have the conversation about how we restore the Senate,' Stacey Abrams says after the Freedom to Vote Act was blocked by GOP senators.

10/22/2021 8:32:00 AM

'I do believe that the appetite is there among Democrats to have the conversation about how we restore the Senate,' Stacey Abrams says after the Freedom to Vote Act was blocked by GOP senators.

Voting rights activist Stacey Abrams calls on Democrats to fight voter suppression and calls on all Americans to protect free and fair elections. ‘We need folks to call 833-465-7142, and call your senators,’ Abrams tells Joy Reid. ‘Tell them that you need us to restore the Senate, and that we need to do a carve-out for the filibuster to protect our democracy.’

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When the Democrats don't get their way they always have to save democracy. It's basically coded jargon, you ate the cake that they will change any institution or any laws so that they can get more power. Sad we have to get Stacey into the Senate...then ask Liz Cheney to go indie & caucus with us...or wait until Manchin earns a billion from his coal stocks & his sleeveless partner gets enough money from supporters to go for a higher position in politics...maybe then they will leave

Stacey Abrams for Attorney General. Sack Garland immediately. Something has to be done.

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Biden Signals Openness to Ending Filibuster on Some IssuesAsked during a town hall if he would consider a filibuster carve-out to advance voting legislation, President Biden said: “And maybe more.” Need a filibuster against strikes during this time period. That’s great, except Democrats don’t have the votes to beat the filibuster. Fairness isn't important... no surprise here 🤣

Voting Rights Legislation Filibustered By Republicans For A Third TimeWill Democrats now finally change filibuster rules to protect voting rights? No. They'd rather get slaughtered. Please report on the damages caused by lowdown Capitalist greedy policy which destroyed Economy!

Senate to vote on major voting rights bill that Republicans promise to blockSenate Republicans are expected to block legislation on Wednesday aimed at expanding federal voting rights protections and combating election subversion, just months after preventing a similar measure from advancing. Correction, Democrats are allowing Republicans to block this bill by allowing the filibuster to continue to exist so they can continue to use it as an excuse to not deliver on any economic promises it’s ludicrous that democrats CANNOT name one voting right lost or in danger! Yet another misleading deceptive narrative driven headline👍

Voting rights bill set for Senate vote, showdown likely to amp up pressure to end filibusterVoting rights bill is expected to die in the Senate, a move likely to intensify pressure from progressives on Democratic leaders to eliminate filibuster.

All eyes on Manchin after Republicans again block voting rights legislationDemocrats’ options for advancing voting rights continue to dwindle as lawmakers and advocates push Sen. Joe Manchin III to revisit his opposition to eliminating the Senate filibuster.