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Voting Rights Advocates Try to Put Oversight Back on the Map

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states and local governments with a history of discrimination no longer needed to submit new voting laws for federal approval. Now, voting rights advocates are trying to put them back under oversight using the courts and Congress.

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Gov. Rick Scott’s Administration Gets Between Florida College Students and Voting

Secretary of State Ken Detzner blocked an effort to ease the congestion of voters at polling places by using the University of Florida’s student union facility.

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Russell Brand: ‘Socialism Is Christianity Politicized’

Comedian-actor-writer Russell Brand took on a range of topics including spirituality, materialism, politics and revolution during an interview at Cambridge University’s student union in England last week.

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Glenn Greenwald’s Partner Accused of ‘Terrorism’

British authorities suspect David Miranda of a terrorist act because they say he carried documents from whistle-blower Edward Snowden; Obamacare is merely feeding Wall Street more of Americans’ money; meanwhile, President Obama has cracked down on pot. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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North Carolina Voter Suppression Laws

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Gutting the Voting Rights Act

No matter how you parse it, the Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday in Shelby County v. Holder is a constitutional train wreck of historic proportions. But unlike most such disasters, this is one we saw coming.

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Renewal of Voting Rights Act a ‘Perpetuation of Racial Entitlement,’ Scalia Says

Certain Supreme Court justices were critical of the Voting Rights Act as they listened to oral arguments Wednesday in a case challening a key portion of the civil rights legislation.

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The Sequester Impact, Ted Cruz Calls Out ‘Communists,’ and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including one lawmaker’s efforts to ensure corporations can vote and Michelle Obama teams up with Jimmy Fallon for the “Evolution of Mom’s Dancing.”

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Nate Silver the Real Winner of Election 2012

Silver correctly predicted the results of Tuesday night’s election, as opposed to Dick Morris who was utterly wrong in predicting Mitt Romney would win in a “landslide.”

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How Long Did You Have to Wait to Vote?

Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting’s Peter Hart tweets, “If you have to wait in line for hours to vote, that’s not an accident. Someone wants it to be that way.” Once again we’re hearing reports of long voting waits in some precincts. How long did you stand in line? Let us know in the comments.

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