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Obama Administration to Mount Aggressive Effort to Counter SCOTUS Ruling on Voting Rights Act

Obama Administration to Mount Aggressive Effort to Counter SCOTUS Ruling on Voting Rights Act

The Obama Administration announced Thursday that is is mounting a huge effort to counter the Supreme Court’s recent gutting a key part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Attorney General Eric Holder said during a speech at the National Urban League conference in Philadelphia, that the Justice Department will […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News
Five Things to Know Today Feb. 28:  Bob Woodward Accuses White House of Threatening Him

Five Things to Know Today Feb. 28: Bob Woodward Accuses White House of Threatening Him

Five things to know today, Feb. 28:  Bob Woodward, of Watergate fame, is accusing the White House of threatening him; Steven Spielberg to head Cannes jury; Pope Benedict XVI leaves the Vatican and Republicans pick convicted felon to run for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s seat. 1. BENEDICT XVI LEAVES […]

by Janet Shan· · Latest News, Politics