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July 16, 2013

Republicans hand first hearing on Voting Rights Act to opponent of Voting Rights Act

House Republicans are diving into the battle over renewing the Voting Rights Act, scheduling their first hearing on the issue for this Thursday.

The hearing, confirmed by a GOP source and the House Judiciary Committee, marks the GOP’s first tangible legislative attempt to respond to the Supreme Court’s Shelbydecision in June, which invalidated part of the VRA.

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