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Texas GOP puts final touches on sweeping voting restrictions

Texas Republicans dug in Saturday for a final weekend vote on some of the most restrictive new voting laws in the U.S., putting the last touches on a sweeping bill that would eliminate drive-thru voting, empower partisan poll watchers and limit voting on Sundays, when many Black churchgoers head to the polls. The changes would

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Do voting laws protect or restrict access? House echoes state debate

They came with studies, they came with polls, they came with statistics. And after more than two hours of a congressional hearing Monday, they walked away no closer to agreeing on how voting restrictions affect ballot access. Democratic and Republican members of the House Administration Committee stuck largely to their talking points during a hearing

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