WASHINGTON — Democrats hope a renewed interest in abortion as a political issue could mobilize otherwise reluctant voters in November after a leaked draft showed the Supreme Court is set to overturn the previous one. Roe’s legal case against Wade.

Even though a show vote this week on a bill codifying abortion rights failed Wednesday 49-51 in the Senate, Democrats still see the issue as a way to get Republicans up to speed ahead of midterms and to lend a helping hand to their vulnerable members.

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