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Texas House Democrats trying to block the GOP voting bill are pinning their hopes on Congress. So far Congress is unmoved.

WASHINGTON — Texas Democrats slipped out of the state 10 days ago because they were out of options back home, powerless to stop the Republican majority in the Legislature from passing its priority voting bill. With Gov. Greg Abbott committing to call more special sessions until the legislation is passed, Democrats have said they’re pinning their hopes on Congress to take action to block the attempts to restrict voting access.
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Karl Rove: AWOL Texas Dems, here are 7 questions about election reform you can answer from quarantine

The self-proclaimed heroes and martyrs of the Texas Democratic House members who fled to Washington, D.C., aboard a chartered plane (without masks but with a case of Miller Lite and stronger liquids carried discretely in plain brown paper bags) have achieved little except to break quorum and thereby stop the special legislative session back home and prove themselves a super-spreader event in the nation’s capital.
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Enough Texas House Democrats remain in D.C. to stall Republican-backed voting bill

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Enough Texas House Democrats are still in Washington, D.C. to break quorum in the Texas House, stalling any legislation from moving forward this special session. They’re specifically fighting the Republican-backed elections bill, which the GOP calls election integrity, but Democrats call voter suppression. Democrats are hoping to...
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Texas gubernatorial candidate to hold meet and greet in Wichita Falls

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A candidate vying for the governor’s seat is hosting a meet and greet in Wichita Falls Thursday evening. A meet and greet with gubernatorial candidate Don Huffines will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, and last until 7 p.m. at The Forum, located on Speedway Avenue.
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Here’s how hard it is to vote in Texas

Texas already has some of the most restrictive voting laws in the country, but that hasn’t stopped Republican state legislators from wanting to make it even harder for residents to cast a ballot. The latest Republican voting bills (one version in the state House and another in the state Senate)...
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