Democrat lawmaker apologizes for 'Uncle Thomas' tweet

Democrat lawmaker apologizes for 'Uncle Thomas' tweet
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POSTED: Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 7:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 7:14am

Thomas was part of 5-4 majority that invalidated part of the Voting Rights Act

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Democrat legislator from Minnesota swiftly apologized Tuesday for a tweet he sent that referred to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as "Uncle Thomas" following a major ruling on the nation's landmark voting rights law.

To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/politics/article/Minn-lawmaker-apologizes-for-Uncle-Thomas-tweet-4621045.php

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