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Congressional Democrats are on a renewed push to act on voting rights with a 'sword and shield' approach

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Democratic leaders discuss their legislative agenda, including voting rights, public health, and infrastructure, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, July 30, 2021.
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Democrats in Congress are taking on voting rights with renewed vigor after weeks of focus on infrastructure.
Both chambers are looking to introduce and pass voting rights legislation in the upcoming weeks.
But both the House and Senate are set to be out on recess for much of August.
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