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WATCH: Pelosi, House Democrats address sweeping reforms bill

Newly elected House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, joined by other House Democrats, will discuss at a news conference Friday their first official piece of legislation, which aims to increase access to the ballot box and overhaul campaign finance rules, among other measures.

Speaker Pelosi and other House Democrats are holding a news conference at 11 a.m. ET today. Watch their remarks in the player above.

The bill, numbered as HR-1, is the first legislation out of the new Congress. But, as the PBS NewsHour’s Jessica Yarvin reported, the bill will most likely not pass through the Senate where Republicans have retained a majority.

The PBS NewsHour will update this story as it develops.