Klobuchar: Senate Dems ‘very close’ to a deal on revised voting rights bill

By: - July 29, 2021 4:56 pm

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., says she is close to an agreement with Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.V., and Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., on new legislation to reinforce voting rights. The reforms would still need the support of 10 Republicans to advance in the evenly split Senate. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes Kansas Reflector. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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