Voter integrity group True the Vote has filed a motion intervening in the Department of Justice lawsuit against the voter identification law in Texas.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced in a speech this morning that the Justice Department will seek to reinstate "preclearance" for changes to voting laws in Texas -- and he plans on doing the same in other states.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi addressed a rally outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The Court is wrestling with the fate of a section of a landmark civil rights law that has helped millions of Americans exercise their right to vote.
I can only hope that the scourge of racism is finally purged from Stewartstown and Pinkham's Grant. These are two of 10 New Hampshire towns covered by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which requires local officials to get permission on any changes to their election laws.
In late February, the United States Supreme Court will consider a case that invokes American history, constitutional meaning, and the realities of present-day voting in a large portion of our nation.