Voting Rights Act Altered in Controversial Supreme Court Ruling

Voting Rights Act Altered in Controversial Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act Tuesday in a controversial 5-4 ruling that left some civil rights advocates irate.

That part of the law designates which parts of the country must have changes to their voting laws cleared by the federal government or in federal court.

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Vince Flynn Dies; Best-Selling Author Was 47

Vince Flynn Dies; Best-Selling Author Was 47

Vince Flynn, the prolific and best-selling author of many political thriller novels, has died.

He succumbed to prostate cancer after a two-year battle. Flynn was just 47 years old.

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Bill O'Reilly Rips Chris Matthews For Ted Cruz "Black Irish" Comment

Bill O'Reilly Rips Chris Matthews For Ted Cruz "Black Irish" Comment

Bill O'Reilly ripped both Chris Matthews and MSNBC on Thursday after Matthews dubiously remarked that Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has a "black Irish look."

Matthews used the term, which refers to Irish people with dark features, while railing against Cruz ... and Pat Buchanan, Joseph McCarthy and O'Reilly.

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George W. Bush: Up to 49 Percent Favorability!

George W. Bush: Up to 49 Percent Favorability!

Former president George W. Bush’s popularity is rising, with a new poll showing 49 percent of Americans view him favorably and 46 percent unfavorably.

That puts him in positive territory for the first time since 2005.

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