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Colin Powell: Voting restrictions ‘are going to backfire’ on Republicans

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Sunday warned fellow Republicans that voting restrictions designed to reduce the turnout of minorities, young people and seniors were “going to backfire” on the party. Powell told CBS host Bob Schieffer that the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn part of the Voting Rights…

Walker to close 10 DMV offices after passing voter ID law

Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s administration is moving forward with a plan that would close as many as 10 driver’s license offices only months before a new law will require voters to present a photo ID before casting a ballot. On May 25, Walker signed the voter photo ID bill…