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Need An ID To Vote? There’s An App For That

A national civil rights organization has launched a high-tech way to educate voters who they say will need an ID regardless of the outcome.

08/13/2012

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Judge Hears Closing Arguments In Pennsylvania Voter ID Trial

The ACLU and the Commonwealth gave closing arguments on Thursday in Pennsylvania’s voter ID case. Now, it’s up to the judge to decide.

08/02/2012

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Closing Arguments This Morning In Voter ID Case

After six days of testimony, the showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law will culminate this morning with closing arguments.

08/02/2012

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Testimony Concludes In Trial Over Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law

It was the final day of testimony on Wednesday in the courtroom battle over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law — and an official from the City Commissioner’s office is expecting a mess at the polls in Philadelphia.

08/01/2012

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Day Four Of Testimony In PA Voter ID Law Trial

The ACLU challenge to Pennsylvania’s voter ID law continues Monday in its fourth day of testimony, with even more state officials heading to the hot seat.

07/30/2012

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Chris is thrilled with Cole Hamels and the Phillies reaching a deal on a new contract. He also discusses the Parking Authority’s effort to soften their image, Councilman Jim Kenney’s attacks on Chick-Fil-A

07/26/2012

(Viviette Applewhite, 93, is lead plaintiff in the ACLU lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania's new voter ID law.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Courtroom Showdown Over Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

“It’s been like hell for me,” says lead plaintiff Viviette Applewhite, 93, who testified that she’s been trying for years to get acceptable ID.

07/25/2012

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NJ Appeals Panel Upholds Limits to ’24/7′ Behavior Policy By Schools

A three-judge appellate panel in New Jersey has ruled that school districts cannot impose a so-called “24/7″ policy on student behavior unless that behavior has a direct impact on the school itself.

07/25/2012

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Chris examines President Obama’s campaign trying to re-explain his comments on small business. He remembers actor Sherman Hemsley, who died yesterday at age 74. He also talks to Editor of Philly Magaizine, Tom McGrath, about Philadelphia’s 10 Best.

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Voter ID Hearing Starts Today

The courtroom showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law starts today in Commonwealth Court in Harrisburg.

07/25/2012

Lead plaintiff Vivette Applewhite. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Lead Plaintiff In Voter ID Lawsuit Speaks Out

The showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law begins this Wednesday in Harrisburg.

07/23/2012

Voters cast their ballots during the April primary. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Pennsylvania Department Of State Creates New Voter ID Card

The Department of State announced on Friday that it has created a new, more accessible photo ID just for voting. The announcement came less than five days before the ACLU lawsuit to overturn the law was expected to go to trial in Harrisburg.

07/20/2012

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ACLU, State File Final Briefs Ahead Of Pa. Voter ID Law Trial

The trial over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law begins next week and ACLU and the Commonwealth submitted their final court papers laying out arguments for and against the law.

07/20/2012

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More Developments In ALCU of PA’s Lawsuit Over the New Voter ID Law

A group of about eight voters filed a petition to intervene in the ACLU lawsuit, arguing that their rights will be violated if the law is not in place by November.

06/02/2012

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Governor Corbett Signs Bill To Block Federal Real ID In Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Corbett has signed a bill that makes Pennsylvania the largest state to block implementation of the federal government’s “Real ID” program.

05/14/2012

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