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Texas Democrats Leave The State In Protest Of GOP's Voting Restrictions

Texas Democrats have left the state in protest of the GOP’s proposed voting restrictions in a special session.

The move marks the second time Democrats have attempted to block the legislation. Previously in May, they abandoned the Statehouse.

Here & Now‘s Don Gonyea talks with Texas state Rep. Toni Rose.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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