Voting Rights

Julia Conley, staff writer
Wilbur Ross "engineered the citizenship question with notorious white supremacists Steve Bannon and Kris Kobach, and has been caught red-handed in a web of nefarious lies," said one immigrant rights group
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
D.C. statehood supporters march to the Lincoln Memorial for the rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
Statehood legislation sponsor Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton calls Friday "history-...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
"This voter purge discriminates against naturalized citizens using a process...


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.