The Great Debate

Think we don’t need to update the Voting Rights Act? Check out Tuesday’s primaries.

June 25, 2014

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The door is open for Congress to repair the nation’s most transformative election law, which was neutered by the U.S. Supreme Court a year ago today.

The cost of America’s first black president

June 28, 2013

President Barack Obama addresses supporters at his election night victory rally in Chicago, Nov. 7, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif