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Congress tries to fix the Voting Rights Act
Both houses of Congress held hearings to begin figuring out how, if at all, to update the Voting Rights Act formula to determine which states need federal preclearance before changing their voting laws. Director of the Political Participation Group for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Ryan Haygood joins the conversation.