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  • Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Voting Rights Act in Washington in July, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Sense and Sensenbrenner: Why GOP must back voting rights update


  • Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Voting Rights Act in Washington in July, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Lawmakers move to restore Voting Rights Act

    Four states - Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas - would again have to get approval from the Justice Department before making any changes in the way they hold elections under a bipartisan bill introduced Thursday to restore parts of the Voting Rights Act that the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional.


  • Congress and the courts

    Do you remember, following the Supreme Court decision striking down parts of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, when Sen Patrick J. Leahy, Vermont Democrat, got so mad at the court that his judiciary committee issued subpoenas to Chief Justice John Roberts to question him on his role as a mere umpire rather than a player? Of course you don't remember this, because it did not happen.


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