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Participants wait to be screened at the security checkpoint on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 2013.

Photograph by Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Participants wait to be screened at the security checkpoint on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 2013.

By the Numbers: 5

As the U.S. marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, five states, all controlled by Republicans, enacted had new voter-identification laws that could make it harder for blacks and other minorities to cast ballots. The Brennan Center for...

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A billboard on Interstate 94 east of downtown St. Paul, Minn. makes an appeal to soldiers and military veterans to support a proposed voter ID amendment on the ballot in Minnesota.

Photograph by Tim Pugmire/Minnesota Public Radio/AP Photo

A billboard on Interstate 94 east of downtown St. Paul, Minn. makes an appeal to soldiers and military veterans to support a proposed voter ID amendment on the ballot in Minnesota.

Citizens United Foes, Civil Rights Pros: Common Ground on Voter ID

Advocates trying to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision or otherwise enact new limits on campaign spending are finding a common cause with civil rights groups fighting Republican efforts to enact voter-identification laws. They say the issues are related....

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