KTEP - El Paso, Texas

Holder: DOJ Wants To Oversee Texas' Voting Laws Again

Jul 25, 2013
Originally published on July 25, 2013 3:43 pm

Attorney General Eric Holder has announced an aggressive new strategy in response to a Supreme Court ruling last month overturning a key part of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act. The Justice Department is starting in Texas, where it is asking a court to force the state to get federal approval before making any election changes - using a different part of the law.