White House plans to 'keep fighting' for stalled elections overhaul

White House plans to 'keep fighting' for stalled elections overhaul


Despite extremely long odds, the White House says it will continue fighting to pass two partisan election overhaul bills that Democratic lawmakers believe are essential to preserving their majority in Congress.

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema appeared to kill off the last hope of passing the bills, saying Thursday that she “will not support” altering the filibuster to overcome united Republican opposition. But the fight continues regardless, according to top Biden spokeswoman Jen Psaki.

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“We’re going to keep fighting until the votes are had,” she said during an afternoon press briefing. “[Biden’s] job is to take on tough challenges and to speak out for what’s right. And he thinks

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