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Ted Cruz accuses Democrats of proposing 'Jim Crow 2.0' voting legislation

Democrats in Washington are concerned about the threat to voting rights that has emerged in states across the country. But too many of the DC Democrats lack the sense of urgency felt by Democratic legislators on the ground in states such as Texas. Refusing to be forced to participate in the assault on voting rights in the Republican-controlled legislative chambers of their home state, the Democrats from Texas flew to Washington Monday night.
2 months ago

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Texas Speaker calls on state Democrats who fled to Washington to forfeit their pay

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan on Wednesday called on state Democratic lawmakers to give up their daily stipend of $221 as they bunker in Washington, D.C. to avoid passing a voting reform bill.

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
The Guardian
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‘It sends a message’: cheers in Austin for Texas Democrats who fled state | The fight to vote

Lawmakers’ bid to bar Republicans from passing voting restrictions energizes activists

2 months ago|London, United Kingdom
The Hill
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Ted Cruz accuses Democrats of proposing 'Jim Crow 2.0' voting legislation

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday accused Democrats of proposing voter laws that he considered "Jim Crow 2.0" during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
The Nation
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Texas Democrats Have the Right Sense of Urgency for the Fight Against Jim Crow 2.0

They left Texas to deny Republicans the quorum needed to pass voting restriction legislation and flocked to Washington to plead for action.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
San Antonio Express-News
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Ted Cruz mocked for blasting Democrats who fled Texas

Critics are calling Cruz, who fled Texas for Cancún during a winter storm,...

2 months ago|
Occupy Democrats
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Ted Cruz sparks major backlash after criticizing Dems who fled Texas to protect voting rights

"Senator Cancun" really should have seen this coming.

2 months ago|United States
The Root
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Ted Cruz Criticizes Texas Democrats for Walkout. Texas Democrats Respond: ‘I Know You Ain't Talking.'

Cruz famously fled his state earlier this year while it was in the midst of a historic snowstorm.

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Fox News
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Karl Rove slams Texas Democrats who fled to Washington over GOP voting measures

George W. Bush White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove joined Neil Cavuto on “Your World” Wednesday to argue the Democrats' intention to spearhead election measures in the state of Texas.

2 months ago|New York, United States
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7 of these news sources are bias rated
5 lean LEFT
L 75%
12%
13%
Occupy Democrats
The Nation
The Root
The Guardian
San Antonio Express-News
The Hill
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