Anti-poverty advocates urge Congress to act on voting rights, minimum wage, filibuster

By: - July 12, 2021 10:00 pm
Bishop William Barber, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, is calling on Congress to end the Senate filibuster and pass voting rights legislation. Alex Wong/Getty Images

WASHINGTON, DC -Rev. Dr. William Barber, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign speaks during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol May 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Poor People’s Campaign held the news conference to call for a congressional resolution “to address poverty and low wages.” (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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