Rep. Joyce Beatty arrested during voting rights protest

The Ohio congresswoman was arrested, Thursday, after a group of demonstrators she was with walked into the Hart Senate Office building, CBS News reported.

U.S. Capitol Police tweeted a statement saying nine people were arrested during the incident.

More than 150 companies including Apple Inc, Best Buy Co Inc and PepsiCo urged U.S. lawmakers to introduce and pass a voting reform act in a letter signed on Wednesday, as other efforts have stalled in Congress.

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