President Biden met with civil rights groups on Thursday to discuss voter suppression efforts following the demise last week of Democrats' Voting Rights Act in the Senate.
Meanwhile, Republican state lawmakers in Texas are renewing their effort to pass restrictive new voting laws in that state. It's part of a nationwide trend unfolding since the 2020 presidential election.
Here & Now's Callum Borchers speaks with Nwanevu.
This segment aired on July 9, 2021.