GOP Leader Cracks Door, Slightly, on Voting Rights Act (McCarthy becomes Cantor)

Posted: July 22, 2015 in Uncategorized

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GOP Leader Cracks Door, Slightly, on Voting Rights Act (McCarthy becomes Cantor)

rollcall.com ^ | 7/21/15 | Emma Dumain

Posted on 7/22/2015, 10:18:41 AM by cotton1706

Last year, House Democrats saw ex-Majority Leader Eric Cantor as a possible (if ultimately disappointing) ally in the fight to rewrite the Voting Rights Act for the 21st century.

On Tuesday, Cantor’s leadership successor, Kevin McCarthy, might have revealed himself as another important potential friend to the effort.

The California Republican echoed at a pen-and-pad briefing what fellow GOP lawmakers have said before: Any revision of the landmark 1965 law has to start in the Judiciary Committee — a disappointing answer for advocates who know Chairman Robert W. Goodlatte, R-Va., is disinclined to tackle the matter.

But McCarthy later said he thinks the time has come for an “overall review.”

“On a personal level, I’d like to see the debate go forward,” he said…

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