Voting rights

Dreamstime
January 08, 2019 - 7:42 am
By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN (CNN) -- A new state law takes effect in Florida Tuesday that is expected to restore voting rights to more than a million people with felony convictions -- despite questions from state officials about its implementation. Supporters of the law say there's nothing ambiguous...
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Miss Bernice Jordan
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Flashpoint
November 05, 2018 - 7:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A North Philadelphia woman who once marched on the front lines for voting rights in Alabama will be casting her ballot tomorrow, and she has an election day reminder. "He said we gon' start marching to get our right to vote, oh I was ready," said 80-year-old Bernice...
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Sen. Cory Booker emphasized the importance of voting during a speech at the Marriott Hotel for the Progressive National Baptist Convention annual session.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 08, 2018 - 5:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sen. Cory Booker emphasized the importance of voting during a speech at the Marriott Hotel for the Progressive National Baptist Convention annual session — the platform Martin Luther King Jr. used up until his death. He reminded attendees of the seriousness ahead of...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media regarding the announcement that Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy will retire at the end of July
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June 28, 2018 - 7:19 am
By Catherine Lucey and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement is setting off a momentous confirmation battle for President Donald Trump's next Supreme Court nominee that is certain to consume the Senate, inflame partisan tensions and shape the outcome...
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