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July 02, 2013


Voting Rights Act Puts GOP in Pickle

Roll Call: "House Republicans face a political dilemma as they consider how -- and whether -- to rewrite the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court neutered some of its most powerful provisions last week."

"Failing to act would undermine the party's efforts to reach out to minority voters and potentially prompt a backlash that drives up Democratic turnout. But passing any law that reinstates federal preclearance of voting laws in some states would face a bruising battle in Congress."












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