BET Wire: Two Steps Forward for Voting Rights

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A New Chapter for Voting Rights

Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisconsin) and John Conyers (D-Michigan) have introduced a voting rights bill in response to the Supreme Court ruling that struck down a key part of the Voting Rights Act. It "is not a perfect bill," Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) told National Public Radio. "But it is a necessary and good beginning."

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