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Voting Rights Act of 1965

SCOTUS Alters the Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2013

The Supreme Court struck down a controversial section of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 which had recently been reauthorized by Congress in 2006. While the most of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 still remains in effect, Section 4, which dealt with singling out particular states with a history of low black turnout and/or [...]

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Repeal Vote Back on Track

January 18, 2011

Out of deference to the victims of the Tuscon Massacre, House Republicans postponed legislative business until today, with full intentions of moving forward on repealing the “job-killing” Obama Care law.  The Dems were, of course, hoping that in the spirit of lowering the rhetoric that House Republicans would wimp out on all controversial legislation until [...]

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