The identification laws could disenfranchise those voters in an attempt to combat fraud that does not exist, she argued.
“The truth is that every major investigation into voter fraud … has arrived at the same conclusion: There is almost none,” Wasserman Schultz said.
The Democratic initiative rolled out on the same day that the House is expected to vote on a Republican effort to abolish the Election Assistance Commission, a bipartisan panel created by President George W. Bush in 2002 to improve voting systems and ensure fair elections.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.