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Voting Rights Act Congress

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...

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Ruling Forces Changes For Government Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act last week, members of the Supreme Court didn’t just neuter a major component...

Amanda Terkel

Congress Saved Section 5 Of The Voting Rights Act In 2006 -- But What About In 2013?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There aren't too many Republicans loudly demanding that the Supreme Court uphold Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, the heart of the la...