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People wait in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Feb. 27, to listen to oral arguments in the Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder voting rights case addressing the Voting Rights Act.

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Voting rights law gets Supreme Court challenge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most potent weapon in fighting discrimination at the ballot box was before the Supreme Court on Wednesday in a case that weighs the nation’s enormous progress in civil rights against the need to continue to protect minority voters.

February 27, 2013 11:43 a.m. read more..


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