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From left, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Kristen Clarke, Attorney General Merrick Garland, and Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta last week announced that the U.S. Department of Justice was suing Georgia over its restrictive new voting law under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. This week the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision in a case out of Arizona that weakens Section 2, complicating the DOJ's effort. (Image is a still from C-SPAN video.)