Voting Rights Tensions Flare at Pérez Confirmation Hearing

Bloomberg reports on questions from Senators Cruz, Hawley, and others:

Partisan controversy over voting rights flared at a confirmation hearing for a New York-based federal appeals court nominee who was questioned by conservative lawmakers over her record working on election and voting law issues.

Myrna Pérez, director of voting rights at the Brennan Center for Justice nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, faced questions about her advocacy from Senate Judiciary Committee Republican members on Wednesday with pressure building on the Democratic-led Congress to approve new voting rights legislation.

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