President Lyndon B. Johnson

People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Southern Republicans Working To Take Advantage Of Voting Rights Act Ruling

Across the South, Republicans are working to take advantage of a new political landscape after a divided U.S. Supreme Court freed all or part of 15 states, many of them in the old Confederacy, from having to ask Washington’s permission before changing election procedures in jurisdictions with histories of discrimination.

06/26/2013

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