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  •  Well, when a law or part of a law is struck down (0+ / 0-)

    then it never existed in the first place.  So how do you handle the retroactive nullification of part of the VRA without having a good chance of changing the results of the most recent election?

    You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

    by Throw The Bums Out on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 09:47:06 AM PST

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    •  I understand what you're saying (0+ / 0-)

      But at some point, Congress has to step in and do its job and not leave it to the Supreme Court flights of fancy.  That was my point.  

      If the SC guts the VRA, Congress needs to step in and pass another VRA with the White House backing them.  

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