Malcolm Kenyatta delivers a speech in Gettysburg, PA, outlining his eight-point plan for a New Day for American Democracy

Six month ago to the day, the world watched a bloody and brutal insurrection unfold, stoked by a defeated President and his supporters, in a doomed attempt to disrupt the peaceful transfer of power — the bedrock of our democratic republic.

Let’s be clear — these attacks were not just aimed at a building but at the very foundation of our government, our society — this was a direct assault on our democracy itself.

But these broadsides did not end on January 6th. They’ve continued unabated until this very day. While we no longer see active storming of federal…


Malcolm Kenyatta sits in the chambers in Harrisburg, wearing a navy suit and a face covering, pointing and speaking as he defends access to the ballot
Malcolm Kenyatta sits in the chambers in Harrisburg, wearing a navy suit and a face covering, pointing and speaking as he defends access to the ballot

Today in the sacred chambers on Capitol Hill, legislators will vote on whether to begin debating a bill that would effectively secure the rights and freedoms of every American to cast a ballot, no matter where they live, how much they make, or who they vote for. Democrats from all over our country are hoping for united support from the party, but the truth of the matter is that our pathway to victory here is looking slim. However, we cannot be swayed in our efforts to secure democracy. Our fight has only just begun.

In the face of dumbfounded silence…

Malcolm Kenyatta

Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (D) is a candidate for the U.S. Senate. Vice Chair of the Philadelphia Delegation, he represents PA’s 181st where he lives with Dr. Matt.

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