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Behind the Headlines: How the Voting Rights Decision Affects Texas

This morning, the Supreme Court gutted a key part of the Voting Rights Act, the transformative 1965 law that swept away literacy tests, poll taxes and established protections for minority voters. The fallout in Texas is likely to be significant. Here’s our explainer.

Live Blog: Senate Filibuster on Anti-Abortion Bill

In the end, it was the citizens in the gallery who made the difference late Tuesday night.