A sweeping election reform bill that Democrats have labeled their top legislative priority is expected to be dead on arrival Tuesday in the Senate;
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Republicans are prepared to use the legislative filibuster.
- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., rallied GOP opposition by dubbing the legislation a “radical” partisan “power grab” designed to stop states from running their own elections. He accused Democrats of trying to “rig the rules of American elections permanently, permanently in Democrats’ favor.”
- “That’s why the Senate will give this disastrous proposal no quarter,” McConnell said Monday.