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Voting Rights Act Anniversary

Why The Historic Bipartisan Consensus On Voting Rights Has Disappeared

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.11.2015 | Politics

Ari Berman's Give Us the Ballot documents the decades-long struggle to secure voting rights for minority voters. Berman, who is a correspondent ...

Obama: I Am Where I Am Today Because Of Voting Rights Heroes

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics

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Political Parties In Different Universes On Voting Rights

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.07.2015 | Politics

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HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans See Progress, Room For Improvement On Voting Rights

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 08.07.2015 | Politics

The Voting Rights Act Turned 50 years old this week but polling shows minority voter participation has a way to go. Views on race relations hit a 15-...

Obama Calls Out GOP For Backing Voting Rights In Theory, But Not In Practice

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a White House event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, President Barack Obama criticized Republican-backe...

GOP Celebrates Advancement Of Voting Rights They've Undermined

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.07.2015 | Politics

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50 Years After The Voting Rights Act, Here's How Far We Still Have To Go

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 08.06.2015 | Black Voices

On this day in 1965, people rejoiced as civil rights activists helped to pass the Voting Rights Act. The bill promised to protect the rights...

Saki Knafo

How The Voting Rights Act Changed Congress In 1 Chart

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

The Voting Rights Act, which was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson exactly 48 years ago Tuesday, is widely credited with transforming th...

Voting Rights Act Signed Into Law 48 Years Ago Today

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the historic Voting Rights Act into law 48 years ago today. Widely views as the most successful civil rights leg...