The nation’s high court will consider whether Texas legislative and congressional districts discriminate against minorities.
Pasadena is now a compelling case study for the argument against defanging the Voting Rights Act.
In the epic flood of news these past few days, I wanted to return to a U.S. Supreme Court decision from earlier in the week. After ruling on Fisher, a more far-reaching case came down: Shelby County v. Holder, in which the justices decimated the Voting Rights Act,…
Does Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act encroach on States' Rights?
Three federal judges in D.C. will begin hearing arguments in State of Texas v. Eric Holder, which finds Texas seeking pre-clearance of SB 30, a.k.a. "the Voter ID" law.
When a third of its citizens vote, can Texas really be called a democracy?
Why requiring photo identification on Election Day is sensible and necessary—and hurts no one at all.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder talks tough about redistricting, Voter ID, and the 1965 Voting Rights Act at the LBJ Library & Museum in Austin
Houston’s King Street Patriots have trained people in thirty states to monitor polls and guard against election fraud, but some accuse the Tea Party group of intimidation tactics.
LBJ, George Wallace, Selma: Eavesdropping on the making of history 35 years ago this month.