Politics

Rick Santorum On Affirmative Action: "It's On Its Way Out In Most Areas."

In a 2005 interview with NPR called affirmative action an "old program" that was on it's way out in most areas, adding that more Republicans than Democrats voted for the Civil Rights Act. While a higher percentage of Republicans voted for the act, Republicans, who were in the minority did not have more yes votes than Democrats.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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