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Voting rules ‘pre-clearance’ argued before U.S. justices

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that tested civil-rights era legislation designed to eliminate discrimination on Election Day, giving black voters and other minority groups more of a voice. In Shelby County v. Holder, Shelby County, Ala., argued that Congress overstepped its authority when it passed the Voting Rights Act of 2006

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  • Headline: Voting rules ‘pre-clearance’ argued before U.S. justices
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 02/28/2013
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