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Republicans in North Carolina are wasting no time moving on a controversial slate of voting laws that just a week ago would
Appointed by President Bill Clinton, Ginsburg is part of the Supreme Court's liberal wing. The court overturned the VRA on
In a 5-4 decision on Tuesday, the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, effectively releasing certain
"Justices Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan and I are of the view that Congress' decision to extend the act and keep the formula was
Democratic and Republican leaders in the House and Senate embraced reauthorization in 2006. But before the vote, then-Speaker
While considerable progress has been made, the Voting Rights Act's goal of making real the promise of the Fifteenth Amendment has not been fully realized.