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Rand Paul: No ‘objective evidence’ African Americans are prevented from voting

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Wednesday that there is no "objective evidence" that African-American voters are being disenfranchised in modern elections.

According to a tweet from Phillip M. Bailey of the Louisville-based NPR affiliate, WFPL-FM, Paul said the following:

The potential presidential candidate's comment comes amidst a brewing battle over voting rights.