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Ballot box restrictions raise alarms for democracy advocates

Democrats in Washington have so far been unsuccessful in their push for federal election reform, and meanwhile, some Republican state lawmakers are passing their own, more restrictive voting laws. Rev. William Barber, co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, and Democratic Texas state Rep. Chris Turner, join Yamiche Alcindor to discuss.

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