The sweeping reform package would transform American elections, but first it has to make it past the filibuster.
H.R.1, ALSO KNOWN as the “For the People Act” is a sweeping reform bill that aims to make voting easier, gerrymandering harder, and generally rein in the out-of-control minoritarianism that has come to characterize American democracy. Does it have a chance of becoming law?
Rep. John Sarbanes, political scientist Jacob Hacker, and The Intercept’s Jon Schwarz join Ryan Grim to discuss.
First aired on Deconstructed.
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