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Supreme Court halts use of key part of voting law

Divided panel allows all states to change voting methods without federal OK

Supreme Court halts use of key part of voting law

Supreme Court halts use of key part of voting law

Representatives from the NAACP Legal ...


WASHINGTON — A deeply divided Supreme Court threw out the most powerful part of the landmark Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, a decision deplored by the White House but cheered by mostly Southern states now free from nearly 50 years of intense federal oversight of their elections.


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