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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Why do you vote, or not vote?” Coral Davenport spoke by phone about the previous-day Justice Department…

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    Voter Identification Requirements

    Panelists talked about expanding political rights for voters with disabilities, voter identification laws, and the role of candidates in political discourse.  br/ “Got…

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    Voting Rights and Persons with Disabilities

    “More Power to More People: How the ADA and the CRPD are Expanding Political Rights” was a plenary session of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems' U.S. Election…

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    Voting Rights Act and the Federal Government

    Two lawyers talked about the implications for voting rights and political inclusion of the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder that struck down Section 4 of the Voting…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “How enthusiastic are you about voting on Election Dau?” Siobhan Hughes spoke by phone about how voter enthusiasm…

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    Felony Voting Laws

    Marc Mauer joined by telephone to discuss laws that bar an estimated six million convicted felons from voting. He described the variety of state laws, the effect they have on…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line for convicted felons, were open for viewer commentary on the question: “Should Convicted Felons Have the Right to Vote?” br/ br/ Marc Mauer,…

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    Voting in America

    Stephen Spaulding talked about a report from Common Cause examining voting procedures in the states following President Obama’s establishment of an independent commission aimed at…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read, and telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Do you plan to vote in the 2014 midterm elections?” br/ Professor Michael McDonald…

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    Voter Identification Laws and the 2014 Midterm Elections

    Election experts Sherrilyn Ifill and Hans von Spakovsky spoke at a National Press Club Newsmaker event on the potential impact on the 2014 midterm elections of state voter identification…

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    Court Rulings on Voting Rules

    Dale Ho spoke via video link from New York City about court rulings on voting rules that may affect several Senate and governor’s races. br/ C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news…

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    Online Voting

    Technology and online voting experts talked about security concerns in the implementation of online voting technology in the political process. Topics included security, privacy, and…

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    Attorney General Eric Holder on Voting Rights

    Attorney General Eric Holder addressed the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference just one day after his announcement that he was stepping down from his…

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    African-American Voters and the Midterm Elections

    Representatives Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and John Lewis (D-GA) joined legal advocates to examine the impact of voting and the state of Black America ahead of the 2014 midterm…

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    Voting Rights and Election Law

    Legal experts talked about the impact of new election laws on voting rights. They discussed attempts in Florida to “purge” voter rolls of suspected non-citizens, federal…

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    LBJ's Great Society and the Voting Rights Act

    Nicole Austin-Hillery and Hans con Spakovsky talked about the Voting Rights Act, which President Johnson signed the act into law on August 6, 1965. Other topics included state voter…

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    Young Voters and the 2014 Midterm Elections

    Ashley Spillane talked about Rock the Vote’s campaign to sign up young voters for the 2014 midterm elections. Topics included the group’s revamped mission and Web site, its…

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    Chris McDaniel Primary Night Speech

    Republican Senate candidate Chris McDaniel spoke to supporters following the Mississippi Republican primary runoff election. He was running against incumbent Senator Thad…

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    Hispanic Voters

    Michelle Diggles talked about a report by Third Way that found both Democrats and Republicans failed to understand priorities for the Hispanic community and needed to reassess how they…

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    Act of Voting

    Sophia Rosenfeld talked about the history and role of the secret ballot in America. She described voting techniques used following the American Revolution, and the development of the…

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