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Virginia Governor Says Restoring Rights to Felons 'Wasn't Politics'
The Virginia governor and former DNC chair talks about his executive action which makes more than 200,000 felons eligible to vote.
Legal Cases Could Affect How Texans Cast Ballots in November
A flurry of legal activity this year could affect how 14 million registered Texas voters cast ballots in time for November's presidential election
US Appeals Court Revisits Texas Voter ID Law
A federal appeals court is preparing to take a second look at a strict voter ID law in Texas
Judge Says Kansas Can't Require Citizenship Proof to Vote
A judge says Kansas can't require people to show proof of U.S. citizenship when registering to vote for federal elections at motor vehicle offices
Climate Change, Tax Pledge Among Issues to Watch for 2016 (POLL)
Two issue positions show potential to carry unexpected clout in the 2016 presidential election -- support for action to address climate change and opposition to a no-tax pledge, a new ABC News/ Washington Post poll finds. Openness to political compromise also has the support, and the priority, to
Did the President Bungle Ferguson Response?
The "This Week" powerhouse roundtable examines President Obama's comments in the wake of the unrest in Ferguson, and take a look at which potential 2016 candidates are speaking out.
'This Week' Transcript: Fallout from Ferguson
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on November 30, 2014. It may contain errors. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC THIS WEEK -- Ferguson fury. Demonstrations spreading across the country. Dozens more arrested this weekend. And breaking overnight -- Officer Wilson resigns -- why he
Holder Touts Civil Rights Legacy Ahead of Resignation
A day after announcing he would leave the Obama administration in the coming months, Attorney General Eric Holder said his Justice Department would continue to battle “restrictions that discourage, discriminate, or disenfranchise” voters. “I have no intention of slowing down,” he said today at a...
Excerpt: Justice John Paul Stevens' 'Six Amendments'
Excerpted from: SIX AMENDMENTS: HOW AND WHY WE SHOULD CHANGE THE CONSTITUTION by John Paul Stevens. Copyright © 2014 by John Paul Stevens. Used by permission of Little, Brown and Company Hachette Book Group. All Rights Reserved. Prologue According to its preamble, the Constitution of the...