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Can Congress Design a New Voting Rights Act Provision?

  • Aired: 06/25/2013
  • 08:55
  • Rating: NR
The Supreme Court decided in a 5-4 vote to strike down a provision of the Voting Rights Act that polices voting discrimination. Ray Suarez gets debate on the fate of the law from Edward Blum of the Project on Fair Representation and Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
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