The bill, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, would ensure that voting rights are protected in the 2016 presidential election.
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that a Texas voter ID law, as written, discriminates against blacks and Hispanics.
Fifty years ago today, thanks to a mass movement started by African American WWII veterans, Voting Rights Act was signed into law.
With voting rights under fire, GOP candidates have an opportunity to address the need to fix one of the nation's most important statutes.
"We have a strong case against North Carolina's voting law. Not only is the measure discriminatory, but lawmakers knew it would harm voters of color and passed it anyway."
Attendees will rally to defend the right to vote and to support a restoration of the Voting Rights Act.
Latina leaders engaged in an open dialogue with candidate for mayor Chuy Garcia.
As the march from Selma continues, there's a movement to end the most anti-democratic features of election law.
In St. Louis, this election is viewed as the de facto general election (to be held Apr. 7). As some residents put it, it's "the only election that matters."
The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits denying citizens the right to vote based on their "race, color, or previous condition of servitude."