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Ryan J. Reilly

102-Year-Old Voter 'Shocked' By Scalia's 'Racial Entitlement' Remark | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Desiline Victor, the 102-year-old voter who received a standing ovation at President Barack Obama's State of the Union address earlier t...

Ryan J. Reilly

Obama 'Cloak-And-Dagger' DOJ Group On Voting Rights Excluded Key Bush Official | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Justice Department official appointed to head the Voting Section of DOJ's Civil Rights Division during the Bush administration was exc...

Ryan Grim

GOP Open To Gutting Voting Rights Act | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia argued last week that the court may need to reject the key element of the Voting Rights Act because...

Eric Holder Says Voting Rights Act Still Necessary

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics

With the Supreme Court having heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act last week, the Obama administration weighed in ag...

Voting Rights Act Heads Before Supreme Court

Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

By MARK SHERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The most potent weapon in fighting discrimination at the ballot box comes before the Supreme C...