Will New Voter ID Laws Protect the Polls or Suppress Turnout?

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Are Republicans trying to prevent voter fraud or keep supporters of Barack Obama away from the polls? Do Democrats have real proof that minorities, old people and college students can't produce state-issued picture ID's? We hear a debate that’s raging in state legislatures across the country. Also, the Supreme Court rejects a ban on violent games to minors, and Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign will be based on cutting the federal spending.  What do her own financial disclosure forms reveal?

Banner image: A voter fraud sign is seen at Lupica Towers November 4, 2008 in Cleveland, Ohio. Voting is underway in the US presidential elections with Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) leading in the race against the Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain (R-AZ). Photo: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images

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Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Darrell Satzman, Frances Anderton