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June 25th, 2013
07:29 PM ET

Analysis: Have times really changed since passage of Voting Rights Act?

The Voting Rights Act was a cornerstone of the civil rights movement. Now, in a split decision by the Supreme Court, a key portion of the voting rights act has been struck down.

CNN "The Lead's" political panel with journalist Jonathan Alter, CNN political contributor, and former deputy campaign manger for the Obama 2012 campaign Stephanie Cutter, and CNN contributor and columnist for The New York Times Ross Douthat discusses whether times have really changed all that much. Check out their analysis in the video above.

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