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Political Tensions Heat Up In Texas Over Voting Bill

In Texas, a fight over voting rights continues.

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has threatened to withhold pay from the state legislature after Democrats walked out during a vote on Sunday, breaking quorum, in protest over a new bill that would place restrictions on voting.

Host Tonya Mosley speaks with Ashley Lopez, a senior reporter at member station KUT, about the latest.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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