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BREAKING: The Senate failed to advance the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act for now. This isn't the end of the fight — our voting rights still need protecting.

We must root out racism, including voting barriers that discriminate against voters of color. We'll keep fighting until the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act makes it to President Biden's desk.

‼️ BREAKING ‼️ Senate Republicans have once again blocked voting rights reform and blocked the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act. The refusal to protect our sacred right to vote is disgraceful. We demand #VotingRightsForThePeople !

“I speak for the state of Georgia when I say, do not invoke Congressman Lewis’ name to signal your virtue while you work to erode his legacy and defy his will.” — @SenOssoff  explains the threat posed by the Georgia voter suppression law and why the Senate must act.

The vote on the Freedom to Vote Act and John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act broke evenly along party lines, but Senate Majority Leader Schumer switched his vote to "no" for procedural reasons. It fell short of the 60 votes required to defeat a filibuster under Senate rules.

The vote on the Freedom to Vote Act and John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act broke evenly along party lines, but Senate Majority Leader Schumer switched his vote to "no" for procedural reasons. It fell short of the 60 votes required to defeat a filibuster under Senate rules.

“Without intentional changes, we will continue to see progress without equity,” said Kristen Lewis, director at Measure of America.

#BREAKING : Senate Republicans block Democrats' "Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act," which would ensure access to early voting and mail-in ballots.

BREAKING: The United States Senate has used the filibuster to prevent the passage of the Freedom To Vote Act & the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. Democrats will now attempt to change the filibuster rules.

In 1998, John Lewis Gaddis said he could recall no policy historians opposed as unanimously as NATO expansion. Warned it would push Russia into China's arms. Called it a mistake on order of Treaty of Versailles. Has he spoken on the crisis over Ukraine?

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That time John Lewis, then 76-years-old crowd surfed on the Stephen Colbert Show.

John Lewis asked The NYT to publish this on the day of his funeral. It is necessary reading. He writes, “When you see something that is not right, you must say something ... Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part.”

HISTORY!!! 💯 @LewisHamilton  becomes the first F1 driver ever to reach 100 wins 👏👏👏 #RussianGP  #F1 

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Not many of us get to live to see our own legacy play out in such a meaningful, remarkable way. John Lewis did:

✍️ @GeorgeRussell63  will race for the Team alongside @LewisHamilton  from the 2022 F1 season!

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Republicans have already introduced 253 bills in 43 states to suppress the right to vote. We must pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. The stakes could not be higher.

I’ve just signed a petition about this bridge to dignity as seen in SELMA. It is named after a KKK grand wizard and confederate warlord. Edmund Pettus Bridge should be the John Lewis Bridge. Named for a hero. Not a murderer. Join this call. It’s past due.

I for one don’t care whether the president or his congressional enablers put out disingenuous pablum about John Lewis. Pass and sign a voting rights bill. Name it after him. And then we can talk. Actions not empty words. Lewis always led from the front.

Saddened to hear the news of civil rights hero John Lewis passing. Melania and I send our prayers to he and his family.

BREAKING: Robert E. Lee High School in Fairfax County set to get a new name: John R. Lewis High School, named after the late Congressman and civil rights icon. More later on #FOX5DC .

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