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Redistricting is Back (Again)

Redistricting is Back (Again)

One of Dr. King’s most enduring achievements was the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965, landmark legislation that outlawed discriminatory voting practices and upheld the principle of one person, one vote in this country.  Under Section 5 of ...

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Senate Confirmation FHFA Director

Senate Confirmation FHFA Director

Democrats have taken advantage of their weakening of filibusters and muscled through the Senate President Barack Obama’spick to lead a housingregulation agency. By 57-41, senators confirmed Rep. Mel Watt to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Obama nominated the North Carolina ...

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