This month we"ve spent time with a member of Congress trying to move voting to the Weekend, and we"ve chatted with the Speaker of the House, who indicated she would support such legislation.
Last weekend at Netroots Nation in Austin, Texas, Libertarian presidential candidate and former U.S. Representative Bob Barr told me he doesn't know why it is we vote on Tuesday, but he'd support voting on weekends to make voting more convenient.
Barr: "I'll tell you -- we need to do something -- and we need to do a lot of different things -- and that may be one of the things we need to do. As President, I would sign such legislation."
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