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Biden takes on Republicans in all out battle for voting rights

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Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden was set Tuesday to defy Republicans and back a controversial Senate rule change to force through voting rights reforms that he says are crucial to saving US democracy. Coming off a powerful speech last week to mark the January 6 anniversary of an attempt by Donald Trump’s supporters to overturn the 2020 presidential election, Biden will argue in the Georgia state capital Atlanta that Congress needs to pass laws protecting voter rights. “The next few days, when these bills come to a vote, will mark a turning point in this nation,” Biden will say, according…

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