10/31/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Voter Registration Drive Targeting Cook County Homeless

Political parties and interest groups across the country are working overtime to register voters for November's election. That goes even for Illinois, where polls suggest U.S. Senator Barack Obama is ahead by a wide margin. A voter-registration drive in Cook County is targeting a segment of the electorate that usually gets little attention from candidates. These potential voters are homeless.

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