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President Lyndon Johnson shakes hands with the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., after handing him one of the pens used in signing the Civil Rights Act of July 2, 1964 at the White House in Washington. Photo courtesy of Flickr/U.S. Embassy New Delhi.

Do We Still Need the Full Voting Rights Act?

Posted November 13, 2012 by Dax-Devlon Ross

The Supreme Court’s agreement to hear a case challenging Section 5 threatens its demise.

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To Win Again, Democrats Need A Strong Succession Plan

Posted November 9, 2012 by Gene Demby

Who will be able to galvanize Obama’s voters in 2016? Who will add racial diversity to Congress?

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Election 2012

The Meaning Of Obama’s Victory

Posted November 7, 2012 by Kelly Virella

The Southern strategy is all but dead.

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Election 2012

7 Awesome Pics of New Yorkers Celebrating Obama’s Victory

Posted November 7, 2012 by Emily Johnson

People embraced on the street corner as others danced and shouted “God is great.”

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4 New York Voters, 4 Election Day Perspectives

Posted November 6, 2012 by Kelly Virella

‘Fired up and ready to vote’ epitomizes the mood of voters I ran into today in Central Harlem. But they also expressed some worries.

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