#forthepeopleact
Engagement by party
From Rep. Titus, representing Nevada
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Today we celebrate the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Let's honor his life and legacy by passing voting rights protections. #JohnLewisVotingRightsAct #ForThePeopleAct

From Rep. Cicilline, representing Rhode Island

An anonymous GOP lawmaker texts then WH chief of staff Meadows within hours of the polls closing, proposing a way to disenfranchise millions of voters because election officials were still counting legal votes and Trump’s victory was not assured.

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Whoever this member is, they should be expelled.

We need to make H.R.1, the #ForThePeopleAct, law NOW before it’s too late.

Our democracy is hanging in balance. #AbolishTheFilibuster

From Rep. Sherman, representing California
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Today I voted to pass the #ProtectingOurDemocracy Act, a bill I co-sponsored. It's the third pillar in our fight to protect our democracy, along with the #JohnLewisVotingRightsAct and the #ForThePeopleAct, two bills I helped to introduce and pass in the House.

From Rep. Strickland, representing Washington
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If we lose our democracy, we lose everything.

That's why voted YES on Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-CA-28)'s #ProtectingOurDemocracy Act, the 3rd pillar of @HouseDemocrats' Democracy Agenda.

We need this bill, along with the #JohnLewisVotingRightsAct & the #ForThePeopleAct, to get the job done.

From Rep. Smith, representing Washington
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Today the House is voting on the #ProtectingOurDemocracy Act - a consequential bill for the future of our democracy.

The past 4 years have exposed vulnerabilities in our system and this bill will safeguard our democracy from similar threats in the future. (1/3)

This bill will:
-Prevent presidential abuses by reforming ethics laws for the President.
-Restore our system of checks and balances by strengthening congressional investigations and Inspectors General (IG).
-Protect our elections by closing loopholes on foreign donations. (2/3)

I strongly support the #ProtectingOurDemocracy Act. Along with the House-passed John Lewis Voting Rights Act and the #ForthePeopleAct, these bills will ensure that our defining ideal of democracy endures for generations to come. (3/3)

From Rep. Sarbanes, representing Maryland

Q1: Tell us about yourself or your organization. What work do you do to protect and support democracy? #FTVtownhall #SummitForDemocracy @DFADcoalition

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A1: Happy to be here! I am the Chair of @House_DRTF, and I introduced #HR1, the #ForThePeopleAct, earlier this year. I care deeply about protecting our democracy and ensuring all Americans have a vote and a voice in our politics. #FTVtownhall

From Rep. Porter, representing California

NEW: The FEC has ruled foreign donors can finance U.S. referendum campaigns, opening the door to foreign spending on fights over high-profile policy issues, Axios has learned.

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Foreign donors shouldn't be influencing our elections, no matter whether it's at the federal, state, or local level. In my first term, I successfully amended #HR1, the #ForThePeopleAct, to outlaw these contributions, and I've introduced legislation this year to do the same thing.

Cited source — axios.com
From Rep. Casten, representing Illinois
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I'd like to commend my colleagues who worked so hard to weaken the #ForThePeopleAct so that it could finally secure the support of zero Republican Senators.

Let's stop deluding ourselves. #EndTheFilibuster and save our democracy.

From Rep. Maloney, representing New York

I commend Sen. Charles E. (Chuck) Schumer (D-NY) and @SenateDems for taking up this important legislation.

But, if it fails to garner sufficient Republican support to pass, we must stop negotiating with ourselves and pass the #ForThePeopleAct by eliminating the filibuster.

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Republicans have an opportunity today to allow debate to go forward on the #FreedomToVoteAct and propose any amendments they would like.

As I said in September, we shouldn’t negotiate with ourselves if they will not engage us on voting rights. It's time we #EndTheFilibuster

Cited source — nytimes.com
From Rep. Lawrence, representing Michigan
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Michiganders won't be fooled. This initiative is nothing more than a blatant attempt to make it harder to vote. Congress needs to step up and pass the #JohnLewisVotingRightsAct and the #ForThePeopleAct.

Cited source — detroitnews.com