'Right to vote is as American as apple pie,' Kamala Harris says in Detroit visit
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris holds a listening session about voting rights with Michigan state Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and community advocates in Detroit on July 12, 2021. - Nicholas Kamm/AFP/AFP/TNS

DETROIT — In her first trip to Michigan since Election Day, Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday said "fighting for the right to vote is as American as apple pie,” as Republican legislators in Lansing press for changes to the state's voting system. Harris spoke at a voting rights roundtable discussion at the TCF Center and emphasized the importance of continuing to vaccinate people against COVID-19. She also praised Democratic lawmakers in Texas who walked out Monday and risked arrest in a bid to halt a Republican overhaul of election laws during a special legislative session ordered by Texa...