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Democrats, Republicans Battle Over Voter ID Lawsi
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Jeff Swicord
September 20, 2012 7:00 PM
A court battle over the state of Pennsylvania's controversial voter identification law is being seen as a proxy in the battle between Republicans and Democrats. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has asked a lower court to reconsider its earlier ruling in favor of the law. Republican legislatures across the country have pushed voter ID laws -- ostensibly to prevent voter fraud. Democrats argue the laws are an attempt to suppress minority voter turnout. Jeff Swicord has more.

Democrats, Republicans Battle Over Voter ID Laws

Jeff Swicord

Published September 20, 2012

A court battle over the state of Pennsylvania's controversial voter identification law is being seen as a proxy in the battle between Republicans and Democrats. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has asked a lower court to reconsider its earlier ruling in favor of the law. Republican legislatures across the country have pushed voter ID laws -- ostensibly to prevent voter fraud. Democrats argue the laws are an attempt to suppress minority voter turnout. Jeff Swicord has more.