Voting Rights

Jon Queally, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders urged every single U.S. voter to "vigorously protest this outrageous action" in Georgia.
Jon Queally, staff writer
"Big big deal," said journalist Josh Marshall, in reaction to the news. "So the...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"We need UN election observers in Georgia...the state, not the country."


Even as Antonin Scalia led his right-wing cohorts in trying to gut the Voting Rights Act, labeling it a “perpetuation of racial entitlement,” Obama and Congressional leaders unveiled a statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks across town. The law was challenged by Alabama officials who argued "the problem to which the Voting Rights Act was addressed is solved.” Uh, right.