Senate Republicans block voting rights

Republicans used the filibuster to block voting rights legislation in the Senate Wednesday after a day of debates. Hours later, Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema joined GOP lawmakers in rejecting a filibuster rules change, which caused a fatal blow to the voting rights push. It comes as President Biden capped off his first year in office with a two-hour solo press conference – where he highlighted his successes and laid out his priorities for the future. Meantime, the Supreme Court rejected Trump's effort to stop the National Archives from giving the Jan. 6 committee hundreds of pages of documents from his presidency. Plus, the White House announces plans to distribute 400 million free N95 masks to Americans.

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