Congressional Black Caucus calls for Senate action on voting rights

By: - January 12, 2022 4:40 pm
Rep. Joyce Beatty is led away in handcuffs from a protest

U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty, an Ohio Democrat and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, is led away by a member of the U.S. Capitol Police during a protest at Hart Senate Office Building on July 15, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong | Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa is a reporter in the States Newsroom Washington, D.C, bureau. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.