Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announces a state of emergency for 45 counties ahead of a winter storm expected to hit the state Monday evening. The measure follows widespread criticism of gridlock during the last storm.
Ruth Ginsburg said in an interview with The Associated Press that Texas' decision to implement its voter ID law hours after the court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act last month was powerful evidence of an ongoing need to keep states with a history of voting discrimination from making changes in the way they hold elections.
Karl Rove says his new political group isn't aiming to defeat tea party candidates – just poor politicians. Rep. Paul Broun, who is running for Senate in Georgia, may be the group's first test case.