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Joyce Beatty

For the People Act, John Lewis Voting Rights Act, Joyce Beatty, Politics, Voting Rights

Capitol police arrested Rep. Joyce Beatty as she led a demonstration to advocate for voting rights

Rep. Joyce Beatty was arrested by USCP after leading a demonstration at a Senate office Thursday. Beatty chairs the Congressional Black Caucus; she urged lawmakers to pass voting rights legislation. Capitol Police said nine were arrested at demonstrations "in a prohibited area on Capitol Grounds." See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Joyce Beatty of Ohio was arrested by Capitol Police Thursday afternoon after leading a demonstration advocating for voting rights at a Senate office building.Beatty, who chairs the Congressional Black Caucus, spoke outside the Capitol calling for the passage of the For the People Act — whi...