(THE HILL) Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine knocked Republicans on voting rights Thursday, as he homed in on inequality during a speech in New Orleans.
"Both the Democratic and Republican parities have kind of been good on voting rights, until recently. ... Especially until President Obama became president," Kaine said at the annual Progressive National Baptist Convention, a group of African-American Baptist churches.
The Virginia senator added while Republicans have historically supported extending voting rights, they've "decided to do a U-turn on its history and be against voting and against participation, and put hurdles and barriers up in everybody's way."
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