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    Attorney General Eric Holder Remarks

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter Meeting. He urged attendees to work together to allow ex-convicts to regain the right to…

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    Felons and Voting Rights

    Myrna Perez talked about Attorney General Eric Holder’s call to to states to repeal laws that prohibit felons from voting after being released from prison. permanently reform…

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    Youth Voter Issues in 2014

    Matthew Segal talked about the reaction of young voters to President Obama’s State of the Union Address. He focused on the issues that polls have shown are most important to…

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    Presidential Commission on Election Administration Findings

    Members of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration discussed the report they had just presented to President Obama, The American Voting Experience: Report and Recommendations…

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    Election Voting Reforms

    President Obama made a statement before meeting with members of the Presidential Election Commission he created in 2013 to decrease voting delays and make the process more efficient.

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    Vice President Biden Remarks at Martin Luther King Day Breakfast

    The National Action Network held its fourth annual Washington, D.C., breakfast in honor of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Mayflower Renaissance…

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    Changes in Voting Laws

    Trevor Burrus talked about the impact of changes in voting laws on the ability of American citizens to vote. These changes included the Supreme Court’s June 2013 decision in…

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    Women's Health and Voting Access

    Lauren Williams talked about some of the ongoing political battles over women’s issues and voter identification laws, and she also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Election and Voting Reform, Panel 1

    The secretaries of state of Ohio, Jon Husted (R), and Minnesota, Mark Ritchie (D) talked about ending partisanship in politics and government with the Bipartisan Policy Center’s John…

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    Election and Voting Reform, Panel 2

    Panelists talked about reforming the election system. The discussion included issues raised by the national bipartisan poll on American attitudes toward elections and election reform…

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    Shifting Voter Demographics

    Panelists talked about population and demographic shifts in America’s suburbs and how this would affect future elections in America. They used slides to discuss the role…

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    Voting Rights Act

    Civil rights leaders and members of Congress talked about voting rights and the Supreme Court ruling from earlier in the year that struck down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965…

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    Voter Rights and Identification Laws

    Myrna Perez talked about voter identification laws passed in various states since the 2010 elections, and their impact on voting rights. Topics included the latest voter identification…

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    Hillary Clinton at American Bar Association

    At the annual American Bar Association conference, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the highest award of the ABA, the 2013 ABA Medal, for conspicuous service in the cause…

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    Civil Rights Leaders on the Voting Rights Act

    Civil rights leaders spoke to the press after a meeting with President Obama and Attorney General Holder on the Voting Rights Act. They said they were encouraged, with the Reverend Al…

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    The Conservative Youth Vote

    A panel of young Republicans discussed voting by conservative youth. Each panelist made opening remarks about what the party needs to do to engage the young. Then a panel…

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    Sari Horwitz on Voting Rights Laws

    Sari Horwitz spoke by telephone about the Justice Department’s challenge to the voting rights laws of some states. The Department is expected to use parts of the 1965 Voting…

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    Book Discussion on Who's Counting?

    Hans von Spakovsky talked about his book, Who’s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk. He also responded to questions from students in the audience at the…

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    Voting Rights Act

    Witnesses testified on the implications of the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which overturned a key provision of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Two of the five witnesses…

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    Voting Rights

    Panelists talked about the implications of the Supreme Court decision that struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act in the case of Shelby County v. Holder. They focused on actions…

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