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Schumer gives Senate's new bipartisan gang breathing room on post-Jan. 6 reform

3 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Chuck Schumer is quietly stoking bipartisan talks about updating the Electoral Count Act, according to multiple people familiar with the matter, marking a shift from his party's single-minded focus on broader election reform legislation.
The Senate majority leader hasn't committed to backing the work of a growing bipartisan coalition of senators that's interested in modernizing the very law that directly influenced the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. He's waiting to see what deal, if anything, the group comes up with before gaming out whether legislation could win 60 votes on the Senate...
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