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Congresswoman: GOP "Turning The Clock Back To Days Of Jim Crow"

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) charged that Republicans are "turning the clock back to the days of Jim Crow" by passing voter identification (voter ID) laws across the country.

"Having been born and raised in Texas, this certainly looks like a poll tax to me, which those of us remember as a way to prevent African Americans from voting," Rep. Lee said on the House floor.

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Added: Dec-8-2011 Occurred On: Dec-7-2011
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Tags: dem rep, congresswoman, race card, gop, jim crow laws, voter id, racist
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