Democratic Lawmakers In Texas Have Left The State To Try To Block Voting Restrictions

July 12, 2021 - 4:25pm EDT
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The Texas House Democratic Caucus has confirmed that Democrats have fled the state in an effort to block Republican voting restrictions from advancing in a special legislative session.

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