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Hillary Clinton attacks Republicans over voting restrictions

Hillary Clinton attacks Republicans over voting restrictions

Hillary Rodham Clinton positioned herself as a crusader for voting rights Thursday, calling for an overhaul of election laws so that every citizen would automatically be registered to vote on their 18th birthday. In a speech at Texas Southern University in Houston, a historically black college, Clinton blistered Republicans, accusing them of "systemically and deliberately" seeking to disenfranchise voters throughout the nation with laws that make it harder to cast ballots. Calling out potential Republican rivals by name, she pointed to measures embraced by Govs. Scott Walker of Wisconsin and Chris Christie of New Jersey and former Govs. Rick Perry of Texas and Jeb Bush of...

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