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South Carolina voting rights come to Supreme Court

The New Republic’s Alec MacGillis dissects the issues behind South Carolina’s Voting Rights Act.

Another take on voting rights in South Carolina

The Cato Institute’s Illya Shapiro examines at the politics behind the Voting Right Act.

No more tears for Chris Christie

The Fix’s Chris Cillizza looks at what makes New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie a Republican front-runner despite the snub from CPAC.

Everybody can’t move to the back of the bus

Read The Daily Beast’s John Avlon take on why Republican pundits like Ted Nugent and Glenn Beck can’t stop comparing themselves to civil rights icons.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
 
Release of illegal immigrants had no White House approval

The White House said the decision to release hundreds of illegal immigrants from their detention centers was made without its approval, The Hill's Jordy Yager reports.

Congress in a no-fly zone

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced that the use of military aircraft for House members will be suspended if sequestration sets in, according to The Hill's Jeremy Herb.