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Voting Rights / Laws #1012053

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 16, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The government's blocking of a new voting rights law in South Carolina requiring a photo ID to vote examined; scenes shown of a protest march. [Attorney General Eric HOLDER - calls for inclusion in the electoral process.] [Voter Larry BUTLER - asks why.] Map shown of states placing restrictions on voting shown. [Voting rights advocate Mary MANCINI††- says there is little fraud: this is a made-up problem.] [Tennessee law writer state senator Bill KETRON††- defends the purity of the vote.] [Louisiana Governo Nikki HALEY - defends the law.]

Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy

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