The Department of Justice launched an investigation into possible voter suppression in Arizona. Investigators want to know why Maricopa County reduced its number of polling stations.
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Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell says that the people should have a voice in who selects the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice, but when he encourages the Senate Judiciary Committee to refuse to hold hearings on any nominee put forth by Barack Obama, he ignores the will of the people who twice elected him president of the United States.
As part of her Reach Higher initiative, FLOTUS is launching a new website that will provide resources for high school students who want to further their education. The site, BetterMakeRoom.org, will feature information about SAT and ACT tests, financial aid, and assistance with filling out college applications.
GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush claims he would not reinstate Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act if he were to be elected president.
Cornell W. Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP, spoke with Roland Martin about the culmination of the Journey for Justice march.
A chilling account of how easy it was to roll back protections secured under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 inspired the president to weigh in.
Celeste Taylor said it was appropriate that the Black Political Empowerment Project celebration of the Voting Rights Act 50-year anniversary was held at the Freedom…
Obama urged Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act and to make it easier for voters to be heard.
Voting rights advocates are urging lawmakers to restore voting protections reduced in a 2013 Supreme Court decision.