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Obama Criticizes High Court's 'Mistake'

AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

DAKAR, Senegal -- President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court "made a mistake" in its decision to throw out a crucial provision of the Voting Rights...

Obama Reacts To Voting Rights Act

Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama reacted in a statement to the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday striking down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act: I am deeply...

Ryan J. Reilly

New Group Tries To Make It Easier To Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Presidential Commission on Election Administration, which President Barack Obama first announced earlier this year during his State ...

Key Voting Provision Defended By Obama

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration and civil rights groups are defending a key section of the landmark voting rights law at the Supreme Court...

A Good Start on Voting Reform, But Let's Get On With It

Bob Edgar | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics
Bob Edgar

Desiline Victor's story and others like it make a powerful case for congressional action to retain and strengthen the EAC and should drive the work of state legislators and the president's new commission as well.

Dan Froomkin

Obama On Long Lines At Polls: 'We Have To Fix' Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama set a new goal for himself during his acceptance speech early Wednesday morning. As he spoke in Chicago, he thanked everyone...

Obama Casts Historic Ballot In Hometown

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 10.25.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama has cast his ballot early, returning to his hometown of Chicago to drum up support for early voting. The president ...

Obama Requests Absentee Ballot To Vote In Illinois Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Yes, he spends most of his time at an address on Pennsylvania Avenue, but Barack Obama will be casting his vote as if he still lived in Hyde Park. Th...