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Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

WNYC

JOHNSTON, IOWA — Just got off the air with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer who is in New York. Team Why Tuesday? is getting ready for the Republican Debate, to take place at the studios of Iowa Public TV here. Over at WNYC there’s a fantastic thread going on about whether or not we should have an Election Day holiday.

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  1. George Buchanan Says:

    I strongly support voter reform. We need a uniform way to assure the largest voter turnout possible, and while that is presently a State controlled issue, I think it’s nuts, and too important to leave to the states. I’d support a constitutional amendment at least as a way to assure equal voting rights across the USA.

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