Sara Mitchell Talks Voting Rights Act and Israel-Hamas Conflict on Iowa Public Radio


Sara Mitchell, a senior research fellow in the Politics and Policy Research Program, recently spoke alongside another expert on the 'River to River' podcast on Iowa Public Radio, discussing the challenges facing the Biden administration. Mitchell highlighted President Biden’s role in negotiating an agreement between Israel and Hamas, leading to a four-day pause in their fighting. She also emphasized the critical need for humanitarian aid in the Gaza Strip. In the podcast's second segment, Mitchell discussed the consequences posed by a federal court's decision to weaken the 1965 Voting Rights Act for private citizens and civil rights groups. Listen to the full podcast here.