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.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.