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The Texas Attorney General's office on Friday asked the Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision striking down its voter ID law.

The appeal will not affect the November election, during which non-ID carrying voters will be able to sign an affidavit to vote, per a court-approved agreement between the state and the challengers who brought a suit against the 2011 voter ID law.

In Friday's petition, Texas asks the Supreme Court to reverse the opinion of the majority of the full U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals -- considered the most conservative court in the country -- which said that the law violated Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act because it had the effect of discriminating against minority voters.

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As part of a continuing effort to draw hesitant Republicans’ focus to Supreme Court appointments likely up for grabs for the next president, Donald Trump on Friday unveiled another list of names of people he would consider for the court.

The list included Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), who fought tooth and nail to block Trump from securing the party’s nomination.

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Clinton Postpones Trip To Charlotte

In a statement released Friday evening, Hillary Clinton's campaign announced that the Democratic nominee…