The effort to restore democracy in the United States took another step forward this week with the House of Representatives voting on the For the People Act—a bill with new voting rights protections and restrictions on big money donors and other corruptive forces in U.S. politics. LaShawn Warren, executive vice president for government affairs at the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, joins Daniella and Jesse this week to talk through why this bill is critical for this moment.
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Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Jesse Lee is a vice president for Communications at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the broadcast manager for Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund.