Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler, from Venezuela, left, and pageant owner Donald Trump, of the United States, point to each other while posing for a photo after the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Alex Padilla, California secretary of state, talks with Rachel Maddow about California’s progress toward universal, automatic voter registration following a new Oregon law, an idea advanced on a national level in a speech today by Hillary Clinton.
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 23: U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro speaks during a discussion of the 83rd Winter Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors January 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. Mayors from across the country gathered in the nation’s capital for the annual meeting. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Rachel Maddow reports on Hillary Clinton’s planned trip to Texas where her focus will be on minority voting rights and the new laws in Texas designed to keep Republicans in power by preventing minorities from expressing their full electoral strength.