The Congress: Work Done

Last week the Congress also:

> Pushed ahead, in a House Judiciary Subcommittee and in the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Administration's voting-rights bill, toughening its provisions. The House subcommittee voted the measure out, eleven to one, after recommending that federal registrars be installed anywhere a local court confirms that discrimination exists. The Senate version, cleared for the floor by a twelve-to-four vote, would also broaden the measure, but by applying it automatically to areas where fewer than 25% of the eligible persons of any race are registered. This would catch five counties...

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