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How Advocates Are Trying To Protect The Right To Vote

ProPublica | Kara Brandeisky | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Voting Rights Act last June, justices left it to Congress to decide how to fix the law. But ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Congressman: Supreme Court Decision 'Made Me Want To Cry' | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said he wanted to cry after the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights...

Cato Editor: Voting Rights Act Ruling A 'Victory For Democracy'

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.26.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

With the Supreme Court's dramatic new decision invalidating an important provision of the Voting Rights Act, attention is already turning to how Congr...