As the Pennsylvania Supreme Court sat in chambers hearing oral arguments on an effort to overturn the state’s controversial new voter ID law, a rally was held across the street to protest the law.
Chris reviews the response the Libya consulate attacks by the President and Mitt Romney. He talks to Sal Risalvato of the New Jersey Gasoline, Convenience and Automotive Association about a protest against Lukoil North America’s pricing policies and to State Representative Daryl Metcalfe about today’s State Supreme Court hearing on the Voter ID law.
It is all a part of a grassroots effort to reach to mobilize voters following the Democratic National Convention.
Chris prepares for his trip to the Republican National Convention next week. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, and the new President of the Eagles, Don Smolenski.
The Pennsylvania Department of State’s new voter ID will be available at PennDOT driver licensing centers beginning Monday.
Chris interviews Vice-Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan at rally in West Chester. He also talks to Ann Coulter about her new book, Mugged, which is out in September, and voices his opposition to Todd Akin staying in his race for Senate in Missouri.
Chris recounts following Paul Ryan being named Mitt Romney’s Vice-Presidential candidate and the week of media coverage while he was on vacation. He also talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, and to the Chairman of the RNC, Reince Priebus.
PennDOT said they gave Viviette Applewhite, 93, a non-driver photo ID even though she did not have the required Social Security card, because she fell within one of the agency’s unwritten exceptions. So what are these exceptions? And who can qualify?
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.
A liberal watchdog group based in Harrisburg has issued a report that criticizes how Pennsylvania officials are making ID’s available for voters in advance of the November election.
Chris discusses the latest controversy about Mitt Romney’s tax returns and President Obama’s appearance on a sports talk radio show in Columbus Ohio. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece about the Phillies moves at the trade deadline.
After six days of testimony, the showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law will culminate this morning with closing arguments.
There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.
Chris discusses the opening ceremonies of the Olympics, Newsweek calling Mitt Romney a wimp and he re-visits Friday’s interview with City Councilman Jim Kenney. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup and to Phillies Manager Charlie Manager one day ahead of the trading deadline.
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.