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Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth Carole Aichele, testifying Tuesday during a state trial on the state’s controversial voter ID law, said she wasn’t sure about the details of the law, but stood by her unsupported claim that 99 percent of voters had valid identification.Why Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law Will Create Chaos On Election Day
“I don’t know what the law says,” Aichele said under questioning, according to CBS.
Aichele also couldn’t provide any evidence that 99 percent of voters already have a valid form of ID, as the state has claimed. CBS reported that when lawyers cited testimony from a Department of State official calling the number likely inaccurate, Aichele responded “I disagree.”
Now that Mitt Romney is on the way back from his weeklong trip overseas, the Obama campaign is moving to slam his performance — which included rows with both British and Palestinian leaders — as un-presidential.Mitt Romney’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Trip To Europe
“He both offended our closest ally and triggered a troubling reaction in the most sensitive region in the world,” Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs said in a call with reporters. “He certainly didnt prove to anyone that he passed the commander-in-chief test.”
More than 600 million people in the northern and eastern parts of India lost power on Tuesday, putting roughly half of India’s population in the dark.India's Power Woes: A Story Of Supply, Demand
While the specific causes behind the mass blackouts remain unclear, the underlying cause is clear – India is reliant on an aging, inefficient government coal power monopoly that can’t meet the country’s energy needs:
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