Democrats Seek to Protect Voting Rights

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a formal group portrait to include the new Associate Justice, top row, far right, at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Seated from left: Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Standing behind from left: Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Elena Kagan and Associate Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Republicans and the president Trump are not eager to push anti voter suppression efforts. Democrats are keen to repair the Supreme Court’s gutting of the Shelby Decision and protect voting rights, particularly in the South. AURN Washington Bureau Chief speaks with Rep. GK Butterfield (D-NC).

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