There's precedent for Democrats' plan to circumvent the filibuster

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Democrats' attempts to circumvent the filibuster to pass a major voting rights bill are "a rule-breaking power grab" that would not be "harmless" or "cost-free," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday.

But what exactly are Democrats proposing?

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