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Bipartisan Voting Rights Act

A Bipartisan Voting Rights Act Is Possible

Spencer Overton | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Spencer Overton

Conventional wisdom among some liberals, conservatives, and moderates is that a "polarized Congress" will never update the Voting Rights Act. The Voting Rights Act bill introduced today in Congress, however, shows that a bipartisan update is possible. The new bill responds to the Court's decision by tying preclearance to recent discrimination.