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US Supreme Court declines to hear Republican voting challenge

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WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear the Republican National Committee's bid to dissolve a 1982 decree designed to stop the improper suppression of voting by particular groups.

Without comment, the court decided not to review a March 2012 ruling by a federal appeals court in Philadelphia that extended the decree to November 2017, with modifications previously made by a federal district judge. (Reporting by Jonathan Stempel; Editing by Paul Simao)

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