Opponents of the state’s new Voter ID law have gone back to court, concerned that state officials are not doing enough to inform the public that photo ID’s are not a requirement to vote in next month’s election.
Early vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.
A federal judge is expected to rule, today, on whether reporters can cover elections from inside Pennsylvania polling places.
Chris reviews yesterday’s court ruling postponing implementation of Pennsylvania’s voter ID law until after this year’s election and the longer video of a police officer striking a woman. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey, Cara Blouin, producer of the Republican Film Festival and Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris discusses his time at last night’s Phillies home finale, Ann Coulter’s confrontation with Whoopie Goldberg on The View, and the latest update of Pennsylvania’s voter ID law. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, Comedian Jon Lovitz, and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece.
Chris discusses the further dilution of Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, how to interpret recent presidential polling in the state, and New York City high schools giving free contraception to students. He also talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post and James Lee, the President of Susquehanna Polling.
Students at Community College of Philadelphia got a visit from the “Rock the Vote” bus on Tuesday.
A new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows President Obama with a comfortable lead in Pennsylvania.
Chris discusses the latest information on the attacks on the Libyan Consulate and the Tanning Mom’s accusations that Mitt Romney has a fake tan. He talks to Gary Levitt from Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship, Joan Doyle from the Doylestown Council about their breastfeeding ordinance, former Governor of New Hampshire, John Sununu, and Comedian Jimmy Shubert.
With the election six weeks away, voter ID is still an issue.
TV and radio ads; robocalls and mass mailings; Sounds like all of this effort would mean a big burden on Pennsylvania tax payers, but spokesman Ron Ruman says the cost to the Commonwealth is a minimum.
The Commonwealth Court is set to hear more evidence on the voter ID law next week. A legal expert explains why the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided to punt the ball back to the lower court.
Chris reveals the 76ers connection to the secret video of Mitt Romney, breaks down the state Supreme Court’s ruling on Voter ID, discusses the death of NFL Films’ Steve Sabol and talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
The Department of State has made a change to voter ID procedures that will mean one less trip to PennDOT for Pennsylvania-born voters.
Chris discusses New York City’s ban of large sodas and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s hearing arguments on the voter ID law. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, the former Governor of New Hampshire John Sununu about the Presidential election, and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece about the Phillies surge and the Eagles home opener against Baltimore.