At Al Sharpton summit, Obama warns right to vote in US faces biggest threat in half a century

  • Article by: JIM KUHNHENN , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 12, 2014 - 12:00 AM

NEW YORK — In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions of black Americans and other minorities.

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