Voter ID laws

President Barack Obama gives a keynote address during the Civil Rights Summit on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Austin, Texas.  (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ricardo B. Brazziell)

Obama says right to vote under threat in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday said the GOP is threatening voting rights in America more than at any point since the passage of the historic […]

04/11/2014

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Primaries offer 1st major test of voter ID laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — In elections that begin next week, voters in 10 states will be required to present photo identification before casting ballots — the first major test of voter ID laws after years of […]

02/28/2014

A voting sign outside a polling location. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

States joining forces to scrub voter rolls

SEATTLE (AP) — More than half of states are now working in broad alliances to scrub voter rolls of millions of questionable registrations, identifying people registered in multiple states and tens of thousands of dead […]

10/10/2013

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Justice Dept to sue North Carolina over voter law

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over tough new voting rules, the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme […]

09/30/2013

Federal court rejects new Texas voter photo ID law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A tough Texas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls discriminates against low-income blacks and Hispanics, a federal court ruled Thursday, wiping out for the November election a […]

08/30/2012

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