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Voter ID Laws Spark Calls For Congressional Hearings

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WASHINGTON -- Does requiring a photo ID to vote return America to the days when poll taxes and literacy tests made it hard for minorities to cast ballots? Are state lawmakers trying to make it harder for people to vote?

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