Daily News Round-Up for June 23, 2009

Politico (Washington, DC)

You could almost see the campaign commercials as Sen. Chris Dodd – hard at work in shirt-sleeves – presided last week over three very long days of committee action on health care.

 The Hill (Washington, DC)

In a surprising development, House Democrats have reached an agreement to bring a sweeping climate change bill to the floor by the end of the week, Democratic aides announced late Monday night.

 Washington Post (Washington, DC)

A key part of the landmark Voting Rights Act survived a constitutional challenge yesterday in the Supreme Court, but justices made it clear that a law forged in the darkest days of the nation’s civil rights struggles may no longer be appropriate in a new era of American racial politics.

 Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA)

Neda Agha-Soltan, 26, ‘was a beam of light’ and not an activist, friends say. The video footage of her bleeding on the street has turned her into an international symbol of the protest movement.

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