June 7, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Gov. Rick Scott presses on, but there's a catch: Local officials won't do it.
June 1, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: In one day, both the state's voter-purging efforts and voter-registration law get blocked.
May 18, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Courts, Congress and Obama's campaign unveil efforts to protect voter access.
December 13, 2011
Blogging the Beltway: The attorney general puts new voting practices on notice -- but also slams some of the old ones.
December 12, 2011
Blogging the Beltway: The attorney general's upcoming Texas speech won't announce legal action, but it will still be historic.
July 26, 2011
For months, Democrats have criticized the restrictive laws. Now Debbie Wasserman Schultz tells us what they're actually doing.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onJune 5, 2011
In a case before the Justice Department, a political map is drawn to keep a small group of white voters from being in a majority-black district.
by Mary C. Curtis onMarch 28, 2011
Republican-controlled legislatures are pushing strict voter identification. They say it's to limit fraud. Opponents say the goal is to exclude people of color.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 3, 2011
In a suit aiming to strike down the law's protections, a federal judge seems to think that evidence of racial discrimination is ancient history.
July 9, 2010
It's in everyone’s best interests to find out why, after having a blackjack outside a polling place and calling people “crackers," the Justice's sole movement against King Samir Shabazz was an injunction barring him from having a weapon within 100 feet of a polling place.
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