DOJ is probing attacks on voting rights, says U.S. attorney general

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By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday said the Justice Department is “seriously and urgently investigating” how states are changing voting procedures or redistricting to ensure they are not violating federal voting rights. “We are seriously and urgently investigating and examining other changes in procedures and practices, and particularly looking at all the redistricting that’s done as a consequence of the decennial Census,” Garland said during an interview at the New Yorker Festival. “We are worried about attacks on voting systems, attacks f…

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