U.S. Senate Democrats’ bid to overturn filibuster rule headed toward failure

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Capitol building following a previous day winter snowstorm on Capitol Hill, in Washington

– A bid by U.S. Senate Democrats to overturn the chamber’s filibuster rule and advance a voting rights bill was headed towards failure on Wednesday, after conservative Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema joined with Republicans to oppose the move.

(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb)


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