Comment: I have a Congressional Record from 1879...

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I have a Congressional Record from 1879...

...that seems to address a Democrats objection to the Republicans trying to do the same thing during/after reconstruction(Federal laws being crafted to interfere, supersede already sufficient state laws regarding providing for their own election rules)...

It was called the Southard Amendment, telling the party of the victors of the civil war to back off....again...