BET Wire: Two Steps Forward for Voting Rights

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  • Full Disclosure
  • Droning On
  • Breaking Barriers
  • One Step Forward
  • Throwing His Hat In
  • Jagged Edges
  • A New Chapter for Voting Rights
  • Moral Mondays Come to Georgia
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Breaking Barriers

Obama has nominated Staci Yandle to serve as a judge on the district court for the Southern District, which covers Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. If confirmed, Yandle would be the first African-American to serve on that court and the first openly gay judge in the circuit.

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