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Watch live as the Congressional Black Caucus hold press conference on voting rights

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Watch live as the Congressional Black Caucus hold press conference on voting rights

Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, discusses voting rights.

Joe Biden forcefully made the case for filibuster reform and argued that little else matters if Congress fails to advance federal legislation to protect voting rights.

His message follows months of organising, protests and demands from activists that the president use his bully pulpit to convince Democratic holdouts in the Senate to support changes to rules that have allowed Republicans to obstruct his voting rights agenda.

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