Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the potential broad impact of the recent Voting Rights Act decision in Texas.
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In this commentary, Rick Valelly of Swarthmore College says the history of voting rights reminds us that democracy is a work in progress that requires hard thinking and effort from all of us.
In this commentary, Nathaniel Persily of Stanford Law School explains how the struggle over voting rights has changed since the Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965.
On Wednesday, a federal appeals court ruled that a Texas state voter ID law needs to be reconsidered as violating part of the historic Voting Rights Act, on the eve of the act’s 50th anniversary.
Lyle Denniston looks at criticism over the selection process for the Fox News and CNN GOP debates and their selective inclusion of debate participants.