A new study has found that voter ID laws in Wisconsin are having a negative effect on voter turn-out and may have discouraged as many as 23,542 people from the state’s two largest counties to vote in the 2016 presidential election.
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A ProPublica investigation found that celebrity gossip machine TMZ misrepresented multiple election officials in an article they published on voter fraud, which claimed, in the headline: “Some Officials Worry VOTING IS ‘FLAWED PROCESS’ OPEN TO FRAUD.”
“Voting is a right,” John Oliver said on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight. “If you take it away, you ruin democracy.”
If the National Enquirer weren't relentless hyping its as-yet pictureless story about John Edwards' baby, we could just spend the whole morning talking about Republican hypocrisy, the new poster child for which is Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens. Good old Interwebs Ted was indicted on corruption charges, so we talk about…