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Supreme Court hears cases with implications for elections

Clip: 10/04/2022 | 10m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a big case about the role of race in drawing congressional maps. The specific question at issue is whether Alabama's map violates what's left of the Voting Rights Act, which bars discriminatory practices and procedures. Lisa Desjardins explains what's at stake and John Yang discusses the oral arguments with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal.

Aired: 10/04/22

Rating: NR

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