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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jul 18, 2013

The House Republican sponsor of the Voting Rights Act updates said Wednesday that Congress must pass a new anti-discrimination law before the 2014 elections that restores the federal supervision the Supreme Court struck down in June. "The Supreme Court said it's an obligation of Congress to do this. That's a command of a separate but co-equal branch of government to do that," Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wisconsin, told reporters Wednesday after urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to get moving on the issue. WRCB has the story.