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Adam Serwer (Mother Jones) and Brentin Mock (ColorlinesThe Nation)

On Adamize, Adam and Brentin discuss the Tea Party push for voter ID laws. Would these laws be less onerous if states provided voters with free IDs? Is there a constitutional right to vote, and would universal voter registration make a difference? Has the Obama administration adequately enforced civil rights laws with regard to voting? Switching gears, they criticize conservative outlets for hyping a 2007 video of Obama discussing race. Finally, they differ over whether race played a role in Obama’s poor showing in the first debate.

Recorded:Oct 4    Posted:Oct 5, 2012
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Adamize | Oct 5, 2012 | Adam Serwer & Brentin Mock

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