In 1st op-ed since leaving office, Obama calls for end of filibuster to pass voting rights bill

Jan. THIRTEEN (UPI) — In his first opinion piece since he left place of job five years in the past, former President Barack Obama on Thursday strongly inspired Democratic lawmakers in the Senate to make adjustments to the filibuster rule in order that the upper chamber can go stalled balloting rights legislation.

The law, the john Lewis Vote Casting Rights Act and the freedom to Vote Act, handed the house closing summer time however has didn’t move in the Senate, where Democrats have a slim one-vote majority.

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