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Sen. Warnock says Biden's stance on voting rights reminds him of Lyndon Johnson

Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) told CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that President Biden's sense of urgency on voting rights reminds him of his predecessor Lyndon B. Johnson, who sat in the office during some of the most tumultuous points of the Civil Rights era.

Why it matters: Warnock's comments come days after the state passed a GOP-lead overhaul of its election laws last Thursday. Voting rights advocates have argued the law will disenfranchise a slew of Black people in the state by limiting the use of ballot drop boxes, and allowing challenges to voting eligibility, among other measures.

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