BET Political Wire: March Madness Begins

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  • At Their Service
  • Closed
  • A Higher Authority
  • Plan B
  • Not Your Great-Great-Grandpa's GOP
  • In Case You Missed It
  • Ambassador Rodman?
  • Shaq Attack
  • Not Over It
  • Chauvanist Much?
  • Do I Hear $750,000?

Plan B

Delaware Sen. Chris Coons hopes that the Supreme Court will uphold Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, but if not, he's got a plan. At a Judiciary Committee hearing on March 6, the Democrat offered to work with Attorney General Eric Holder on "expedited proceedings or for special ways to make sure that voting cases still get heard, and some either reauthorization or strengthening or replacement for the Voting Rights Act."

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