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Reid On Department Of Justice Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Washington, DC – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division announced it will file a lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for civil rights violations and racial profiling. The Department of Justice found reasonable cause to believe that Arpaio’s office has engaged in a pattern…

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Bennet Urges DOJ To Review Voter ID Laws

Restrictive Voter ID Laws Could Disenfranchise Thousands of Eligible Voters Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) today requested that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) carefully review highly restrictive photo identification voter requirements that are under consideration or recently signed into law in several states that could potentially disenfranchise thousands of eligible voters.…

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