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Voting Rights Act at 50: We’re Not Backing Down

As Democrats we believe in the right of every American to vote. We’re not backing down. Today, August 6, marks the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act if 1965. Signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson, and building on our nation’s long history of progress on voting rights – including the Fifteenth Amendment, Nineteenth Amendment,

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Voting Rights Matter. We’re Not Backing Down.

Today, August 6, marks the 48th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act if 1865. As Democrats we believe in the right of every American to vote. Throughout our history, Americans have fought and died for the right to vote. And while we’ve made significant progress, even today there are those who seek to limit voting rights.

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Tell Congress: Restore the Voting Rights Act!

Just a quick reminder:  TODAY (Wednesday, July 17th at 11:00 am MST) is the Senate’s critical first hearing on proposals to restore the Voting Rights Act after the right-wing Supreme Court gutted its key components.  You can watch the hearing here live when it happens. Before tomorrow’s hearing, it’s absolutely critical that we speak out and urge Congress to

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