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Leahy aims to void “stunning” Supreme Court decision on Voting Rights Act through legislation

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., plans to introduce a bill as early as July that will “respond” to the 5-4 Supreme Court ruling Tuesday that voided a critical part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Leahy told reporters after meeting privately with Senate Democrats that the law should not be gutted by “five justices who decide they know a lot better,” than the hundreds of...

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