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Desperate to reverse a quarter-century death spiral with minority voters and restore the grass-roots decision-making that many here feel Mitt Romney undermined in 2012, Republican National Committee members will take on both issues at their spring meeting here this week.
President Obama said Friday that his new voting-rights commission will help to prevent state officials from engaging in "new tricks" that discourage minorities from voting.
Top Republicans are fighting one another over what one party leader called "one of the biggest power grabs" in the party's history.
President Obama's campaign has recruited a legion of lawyers to be on standby for this year's election as legal disputes surrounding the voting process escalate.
Here's some scary news - for some campaigns, the midterm battles won't end with Tuesday's vote, as candidates and their lawyers prepare for possible lengthy recount battles.
"We will have enough lawyers to handle all situations that arise," he said.