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Jul 26, 2013 Press Release
Rep. John Larson,Ranking Member Robert A. Brady of the Committee on House Administration, & House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers Jr., submitted an Amicus brief to the Supreme Court regarding the McCutcheon v. FEC case
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Jun 26, 2013 Press Release

June 26, 2013 (Washington, D.C.)Democrats on the Committee on House Administration expressed their strong support for today’s historic Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor. In its decision, the Court ruled that the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act violates the Constitution.

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Jun 25, 2013 Press Release

June 25, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Democrats on the Committee on House Administration expressed profound disappointment in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder. Though the decision upheld Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), the court invalidated Section 4, a cornerstone of the landmark civil rights legislation.

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Jun 4, 2013 Press Release
The Committee on House Administration met to consider H.R. 2115, The Voter Registration Efficiency Act.
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Jun 4, 2013 Press Release
At a meeting of the Committee on House Administration, Republicans rejected Democratic amendments which would assist military, disabled, and student voters.
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May 16, 2013 Press Release
House Administration Committee Ranking Member, Robert Brady (D-PA), along with Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Representative Juan Vargas (D-CA) introduced H.R.2017, a bill to reform and reauthorize the Election Assistance Commission
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Feb 27, 2013 Press Release
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby v. Holder which challenges Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. Committee on House Administration RM Robert Brady (D-PA)- “Section 5 remains essential for voters nationwide”
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Feb 26, 2013 Press Release
In 2009, the Joint Committee on the Library (then chaired by Rep. Robert A. Brady) selected artists for a statue of civil rights icon, Rosa Parks, in Statuary Hall at the United States Capitol Building. Tomorrow will be the unveiling.
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Feb 13, 2013 Press Release
Ranking Democrat on the Committee on House Administration, Robert Brady (PA-01), statement on the appointment of Democrat Robert Bauer, and Republican Ben Ginsberg to co-chair the independent presidential commission on election reform.
Feb 12, 2013 Press Release

February 12, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Ranking Democrat Robert A. Brady (PA-01) today applauded President Barack Obama’s commitment to ensuring all eligible Americans are able to exercise their Constitutionally protected right to vote.

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