Texas Democrats discuss voting rights with top White House officials after fleeing state

by 24USATVJuly 13, 2021, 11:50 p.m. 23
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Democratic lawmakers from Texas are trying to block a pair of restrictive voting bills by fleeing the state during a special legislative session. On Tuesday, they met with Vice President Kamala Harris and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss voting rights. Politico reporter Renuka Rayasam joins CBSN’s "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on why the lawmakers had to leave the state and what they could face once they return. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on CBSNews.com and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/cbsnews​ Watch CBSN live: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7c​ Download the CBS News app: http://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8​ Follow CBS News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cbsnews/​ Like CBS News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/cbsnews​ Follow CBS News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/cbsnews​ Subscribe to our newsletters: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7T​ Try Paramount+ free: https://bit.ly/2OiW1kZ For video licensing inquiries, contact: [email protected]

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