WORLD US House passes voting rights legislation that has little chance of clearing Senate

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US House passes voting rights legislation that has little chance of clearing Senate

Xinhua

07:22, August 25, 2021

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., lower left, and members of the Democratic Caucus gather to address reporters on H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2021, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 3, 2021. (Photo: AP)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. House voted strictly along the party lines Tuesday to pass a Democratic-sponsored voting rights bill restoring federal oversight over state election laws, one that has little chance of clearing the Senate.

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