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Midterm Elections Texas Voting Rights

Fifth Circuit Panel to Hear Texas Voter ID Case Includes Two Democrat Appointees

A challenge to Texas voter identification law will be heard by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday. A three judge panel that includes two Democratic appointees will hear the case. One of the judges is a federal district court judge from the Eastern District of Texas who is sitting by designation.

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Labor Dept: 235 Union Pension Funds ‘Endangered’

The Labor Department announced that 235 union multi-employer-multi-employee pension funds are “endangered,” meaning they lack the assets to pay 80 percent of their promised benefits.