Voting Rights Act

Federal Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled Monday that the controversial Texas voter ID law passed in 2011 was enacted with the intent to discriminate against Black and Hispanic voters.

Sen. Booker, Rep. Lewis, and Rep. Richmond rebuked Sen. Jeff Sessions during the second day of Senate confirmation hearings.

Rep. Cummings explained during his address there are "blatant attempts" being made to deny African-Americans access to the ballot box.

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.

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.

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and although our country has come a long way, there are still issues

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