Politics

Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Arrested For Civil Disobedience Over Voting Rights Bill

It was unclear what the Houston Democrat did to spur the arrest, though she said, “I engaged in civil disobedience.”

Ranking Member Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

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