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Supreme Court Voids Key Part of Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2013 | 7:20 am

Supreme Court Voids Key Part of Voting Rights Act

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities still need federal monitoring. The justices said in 5-4 vote that the law Congress most recently renewed in 2006 relies […]

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