ABC NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Portion of Voting Rights Act of 1965

VIDEO: Supreme Court ourt rules that Congress needs to update the landmark law from 1965.
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As the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act today, ABC News aired a special report to the ABC Television Network anchored by George Stephanopoulos ( @GStephanopoulos). He was joined by Terry Moran ( @TerryMoran) reporting from the Supreme Court, Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl ( @JonKarl) and Senior Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas for reaction and analysis.

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Congressman John Lewis, a veteran of the Civil Rights movement, told ABC News Senior Washington Correspondent Jeff Zeleny ( @JeffZeleny) that he is "sad and dismayed" at the Supreme Court ruling on the Voting Rights Act. ABC News watched Lewis as he learned of the ruling. He stood in his office, surrounded by black and white photographs of his fight for civil rights. "What the Supreme Court did was to put a dagger in the heart of the Voting Rights Act," Lewis tells ABC News. He added, "I'm in disbelief."

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