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**FILE** Voters wait in line on Nov. 6, 2012, at a polling place located inside a shopping mall in Austin, Texas, on Election Day. Attorney General Eric Holder says Texas is the first place that he will intervene to defend against what he calls attacks on the voting rights of minorities, but it is also the only state where the federal government has a clear opportunity to get involved, experts say. (Associated Press)
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**FILE** Voters wait in line on Nov. 6, 2012, at a polling place located inside a shopping mall in Austin, Texas, on Election Day. Attorney General Eric Holder says Texas is the first place that he will intervene to defend against what he calls attacks on the voting rights of minorities, but it is also the only state where the federal government has a clear opportunity to get involved, experts say. (Associated Press)

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