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"It's a little like Groundhog Day here, senator," Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick said before the bill passed. ...
Dr. Bernice King unexpectedly broke with a majority of Democrats Wednesday on the debate surrounding whether or not to scrap the long-standing Senate filibuster rule. ...
Seven minutes after walking into a Senate office building, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty and 8 others were arrested while peacefully demonstrating in support of voting rights – a stark contrast to the arrests that DIDN’T happen on January 6. “What we see is the disparity of treatment, we see the disparities when it comes to Black Americans and majority Americans,” Beatty said. “The responses to the rules of engagement are different.” ...
Rep. Joyce Beatty was arrested in the Hart Senate Office Building by Capitol Police on Thursday after she led a protest into the building. ...

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