Fact-checking misleading attacks on HR 1, Democrats’ voting rights bill


While the legislation overall is seen as Democrats’ wish list to expand access to the ballot, the Campaign Legal Center found that it includes several policies that have been supported by state officials in red states or backed by Republicans in Congress. But if the bill were to become law, it wouldn’t prevent candidates or politicians from speaking in support of or against a candidate, or on policy issues, said Brendan Fischer, who works for the Campaign Legal Center which supports the legislation.

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