BET Wire: Americans Give Voting Rights Act Ruling a Thumbs Down

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has tapped Rep. James Clyburn to lead a Democratic effort to restore the provision of the Voting Rights Act the Supreme Court recently struck down. And while Congress doesn't yet have a plan for determining which states must get federal permission to change voting procedures, Pelosi says she'd like it to be called the “John Lewis Voting Rights Act."

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