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Voting Rights Act

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The fight to protect voting rights at the federal level is dead. But there’s still a glimmer of hope.

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Arizona's law that makes it harder to vote. Congress has stalled out on advancing legislation to protect voting rights. But while the fight for voting rights may have died on the federal level, there is still hope to drive out people and protect voting at the state level. Michael Gordon is a longtime Democratic strategist, a former spokesman for the Justice Department, and the principal for the strategic-communications firm Group Gordon. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Bob Casey, For the People Act, Politics, Republican Party, Supreme Court, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act

Moderate Democratic Sen. Bob Casey Jr. says GOP-led restrictive voting bills’are about white supremacy’

Sen. Bob Casey Jr. criticized the raft of GOP-led voting laws being pursued across the country. "We're at a point of no return," he said after the Supreme Court upheld two restrictive Arizona laws. Casey said the GOP has concluded that it "can only win by voter suppression bills." Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...