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  White House plans to challenge new state voter ID laws

Obama meets with civil rights groups on Voting Right Act

Attorney General Eric Holder and Labor Secretary Tom Perez are also expected to attend the meeting with the president to discuss the Voting Rights Act, joined by local elected officials and civil rights leaders. Full story

North Carolina: ‘Ground zero’ of voter suppression

  North Carolinians marched on the state Capitol in one last Moral Monday protest before Republican Governor Pat McCrory signed a restrictive election bill into law. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell interviews two young activists outside the Capitol. Plus, Barbara Arnwine, the president of the Lawyers Commi

Eric Holder taking Texas to court for voter ID law

  Attorney General Eric Holder has said he will take Texas to court for a strict voter ID law that was implemented after the Supreme Court struck down key parts of the Voting Rights Act. Co-Director of The Advancement Project Judith Browne Dianis and Matthew Miller, former aide to Eric Holder, join Ar

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  The battle over voting rights begins

The legal battle in Texas over voting rights intensified after Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Justice Department will try and require federal approval for changes in Texas voting laws. Similar voter ID laws in North Carolina are also drawing criticism. Civil rights attorney Donita J

  Eric Holder to go after Texas on voting rights

Chris Hayes talks about Eric Holder's announcement with Texas Congressman Marc Veasey and Julie Fernandes.

  Texas Attorney General responds to Holder’s announcement

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the Justice Department will challenge Texas in a battle over voting rights. In response, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott tweeted that he would “fight Obama’s effort to control our elections.” MSNBC’s Craig Melvin and NBC’s Pete Williams join

  Justice Department takes action to protect voting rights

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced he will use what’s left of the Voting Rights Act to target Texas and the new legislative and congressional districts drawn by its Republican controlled state legislature. NBC’s Pete Williams and MSNBC’s Ari Melber join MSNBC to explain Holder’s plan.

  Obama proposes renewed consideration of profiling, 'Stand your ground'

Charles Ogletree, senior advisor to President Obama, and Mark Thompson, host of "Make it plain," on Sirius XM radio, talk with Alex Wagner and Melissa Harris-Perry about the criticism of "Stand your ground" self-defense laws by President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and a growing number of A

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US Attorney General Holder addresses the 2013 National Urban League conference in Philadelphia
US Attorney General Holder addresses the 2013 National Urban League conference in Philadelphia

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder addresses the 2013 National Urban League conference in Philadelphia July 25, 2013. REUTERS/Mark Makela

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***BESTPIX*** Activists Protest Big Banks' Role In Home Foreclosures

Activists march to the U.S. Justice Department as they participate in a protest May 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Homeowners and activists from Home Defenders League and Occupy Homes joined the protest to demand that Attorney General Eric Holder "hold Wall Street Banks that ravaged America's economy a

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks Tuesday.