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Texas Governor Rick Perry arrives for a press conference.

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Texas Governor Rick Perry arrives for a press conference.

Perry Skips Voter-ID Step That Successor Will Have to Take

Unlike his likely successor, Texas Gov. Rick Perry didn’t have to attest to his identity when he voted at an Austin library today. Perry said the name on both his driver’s license and voter rolls is James Richard Perry. Wendy...

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A billboard on Interstate 94 east of downtown St. Paul, Minn. makes an appeal to soldiers and military veterans to support a proposed voter ID amendment on the ballot in Minnesota.

Photograph by Tim Pugmire/Minnesota Public Radio/AP Photo

A billboard on Interstate 94 east of downtown St. Paul, Minn. makes an appeal to soldiers and military veterans to support a proposed voter ID amendment on the ballot in Minnesota.

Citizens United Foes, Civil Rights Pros: Common Ground on Voter ID

Advocates trying to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision or otherwise enact new limits on campaign spending are finding a common cause with civil rights groups fighting Republican efforts to enact voter-identification laws. They say the issues are related....

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