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  • Cbc Hour: Voting Rights Act, Section 5


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    Representative Marcia L. Fudge

    From: OH District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    FUDGE. Thank you so very much. And thank you, as well as Mr. Jeffries, for anchoring these CBC hours. It is wonderful to have new Members come to the House floor and do the work that we've been doing...



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    Representative G. K. Butterfield

    From: NC District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    BUTTERFIELD. I thank the gentleman for yielding, and particularly thank the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for her leadership in convening this special hour tonight. As many of our colleagues...



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    Representative Donald M. Payne Jr.

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    Date: 2013-02-25

    PAYNE. Thank you. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my good friends and colleagues, Congressman Horsford of Nevada and Congressman Jeffries of New York, for anchoring tonight's CBC Special Order on the...



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    Representative Elijah E. Cummings

    From: MD District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    CUMMINGS. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I also take this moment to thank the Congressional Black Caucus for making this happen. And I thank Representatives Horsford and Jeffries [[Page H617]] for...



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    Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    From: NY District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    JEFFRIES. Mr. President, I now--excuse me, Mr. Speaker, I now yield to the distinguished Member from Maryland, our whip, Mr. Hoyer. (Mr. HOYER asked and was given permission to revise and extend his...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    HOYER asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. HOYER. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, Steve and I were both in the senate, and you have a president in...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    DAVIS of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, in the run-up to the 2012 elections Republican-controlled legislatures passed a wide range of bills designed to restrict, rather than broaden, access to the ballot box....



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    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, as the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments in Shelby County v. Holder this week, it is critical that we recognize the importance of upholding the Voting Rights Act...