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How Mississippi's Primary Could Affect The Voting Rights Act

Mississippi’s 2014 GOP primary face off ended in a victory of Sen. Thad Cochran over Sen. Chris McDaniel.

Support from black voters ensured Cochran’s defeat of McDaniel, but whether or not his win secures his support of the stalled Voting Rights Amendment Act is still uncertain, though the NAACP has since called on Cochran for an act of “reciprocity.” 50 more words

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Congressional Black Caucus And It's Love Of Wall Street's Money

Last Week The Huffington Post did a tremendous job of reporting on a story that has gotten very little play in the mainstream media. It has to do with the Congressional Black Caucus, the organization that has been representing the African-American members of Congress since 1971. 871 more words