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Kevin Glass (Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity) and Francesca Chambers (Red Alert Politics)

On Rational Actors, Kevin and Francesca discuss voter ID and the Justice Department’s lawsuit to overturn Texas’s recently implemented law. Are left and right having an honest conversation about the benefits and drawbacks of voter ID? Is the GOP shooting itself in the foot by pursuing these laws? Francesca outlines President Obama’s proposals to make college more affordable. But will anything actually get done? And are too many people going to college in the first place?

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Rational Actors | Aug 26, 2013 | Kevin Glass & Francesca Chambers

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