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New video from famed national journalist explains negative impact of voter ID laws

Acclaimed author and former Washington, DC bureau chief of the New York Times Hedrick Smith (click here to check out his new documentary for MSNBC, “The People vs. the Politicians”) posted the video below yesterday that explains exactly why Republicans continue to push for restrictive voter ID laws and why the issue will play a key role in who wins control of Congress in the upcoming November elections.

One Comment


  1. Kevin Rogers

    June 29, 2018 at 9:20 am

    If Republicans were truly concerned about the so-called “integrity of the election,” they would not be stonewalling the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

    Also, when examined through a Constitutional lens. any attempt to make it more difficult for one group of people to vote than another could be construed as “voter fraud” because it clearly designed to benefit one group of candidates (Republicans) and hurt another group of candidates (Democrats).

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