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Our Republic Will Not be Deterred

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If you listen to the leaders of the Democratic party, our democracy is on life support. President Biden called recent state voter integrity bills “Jim Crow on steroids” and said they were part of “the worst attack on our democracy since the civil war.” Nancy Pelosi warned recently that “the clock is ticking on democracy” due to state election reform bills.

June 30, 2021

Heritage Action Applauds Senators Who Blocked The Left’s Corrupt Politicians Act

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WASHINGTON — Heritage Action released the following statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson responding to tonight’s cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S. 2093:

June 22, 2021

Heritage Action Key Votes NO on S. 2093, the “Corrupt Politicians Act”

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WASHINGTON — Today, Heritage Action key voted “NO” on the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S. 2093, an amended version of S.1, the so-called “For the People Act.”

June 22, 2021

Democrats’ Partisan Power Grab: Vetoing State Voter Laws

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On May 11, the Senate Rules Committee held a markup of S. 1, the “Corrupt Politicians Act.” There were 40 amendments voted on during the markup, with 11 passing and 29 failing. The final vote to discharge the bill from the Committee, as amended, failed by a party-line vote of 9-9. Under the rules of the power-sharing agreement reached by Majority Leader Schumer and Minority Leader McConnell at the beginning of this Congress, bills that are not discharged from committee because of a tie vote can still be considered by the full Senate on the floor if a majority of the members of the full Senate vote in favor of discharging the bill from committee.

May 25, 2021

Americans Smeared on Senate Floor

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Heritage Action today released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson responding to today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on election integrity reforms:

April 20, 2021

Heritage Action Statement on the Corrupt Politicians Act

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Heritage Action for America released the following statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson responding to today’s Senate Rules Committee hearing on S. 1:

March 24, 2021