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Representative Marc Veasey (D-TX,) along with 48 other Members of Congress, has formed a Voting Rights Caucus to push Congress to protect and expand voting rights.

Three years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, Congress still hasn't acted to rewrite and update the legislation. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) has refused to even hold a committee hearing on the need to restore voting rights protections.

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CWA District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings, who heads CWA's human rights efforts, said the Voting Rights Caucus "would take on the refusal of the House Republican leadership to move forward on legislation to strengthen and protect the right to vote."