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Shelby County Alabama v. Holder Nix v. Holder Decision

Section Two Minus Section Five

Nicholas Stephanopoulos | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Nicholas Stephanopoulos

How many districts fall into the gap between sections 2 and 5 -- and thus may now lawfully be dismantled? My research identified 404 state and federal districts that until yesterday were safeguarded by section 5.

Joe Biden Makes Voting Rights Vow

AP | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden says the Obama administration will do everything in its power to ensure fair voting in the wake of a Supreme Co...

Ryan J. Reilly

Holder Deplores Voting Rights Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder is "deeply disappointed" that the Supreme Court "invalidated an essential part of the Voting Rights Act, a ...

Amanda Terkel

Voting Rights Act Now Lies In Congress' Hands

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since 1965, the federal government has required certain states and localities to obtain permission from the Justice Department before ma...

ACLU Slams Supreme Court Decision As 'Roadblock'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

The American Civil Liberties Union reacted strongly to the Supreme Court's Tuesday decision to gut Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act. Today #SCOTU...

Howard Fineman

Supreme Court Declares The Civil War Over Today

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court just declared that the Civil War is no longer relevant to the history and administration of racial justice in America....

High Court Rules On Voting Rights

Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled on the Voting Rights Act Tuesday, striking down Section 4, which designates which parts of the country must have changes to th...

Supreme Court Voting Rights Ruling Comes In

AP | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

BY MARK SHERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforc...

FULL TEXT: Supreme Court Rules On Voting Rights Act Case

Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday to strike down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, deciding that the provision cannot be enforced until Congress creat...

Justices Rule On Voting Rights Act

Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled on Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder Tuesday, striking down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act. The court made the ruling by...