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June 27, 2014

Reid, Paul agree on voting rights for felons

Though he acknowledges that they rarely agree when it comes to policy, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has offered a ringing endorsement of Sen. Rand Paul’s, R-Ky., latest proposal: the restoration of felons’ voting rights. Paul, a Tea Party darling, just introduced a bill that would restore the rights of nonviolent offenders, a longtime priority of civil rights groups, including the NAACP.

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