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Voting Rights Act of 1965

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  • Barbara Walters' '10 Most Fascinating People' returns

    "Nothing You Think Matters Today Will Matter the Same Way Tomorrow" goes the headline in New York magazine this week over Frank Rich's byline.
  • Hampton elections to change come May 2016

    Hampton elections to change come May 2016
    Voters arriving at the polls to elect school board candidates will find changes to their ballots in May 2016. City Council members running for mayor also will need to agree to resign their seats before appearing on the mayoral ballot. The City Council...

    High court action on Texas ID law shows mixed record on voting rights

    “There is no right more basic in our democracy than the right to participate in electing our political leaders,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in April. Roberts spoke then for the court’s conservative majority in striking down...

    Incumbent Corrine Brown battles Glo Smith for congressional seat

    Incumbent Corrine Brown battles Glo Smith for congressional seat
    U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and Republican challenger Glo Smith are battling over a district that has not changed in decades but likely will be redrawn before the next term is over. Brown, 67, of Jacksonville spent 10 years in the Florida Legislature before...

    Federal appeals court reinstates Texas' voter ID law

    AUSTIN, Texas A federal appeals court put the Texas voter identification law back into effect Tuesday, just three days after a lower court struck down the law, calling it unconstitutional. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...