The Supreme Court upheld an Indiana law requiring prospective voters to show a photo I.D. in an effort to reduce potential fraud. We’ll talk about how this ruling could affect similar laws in other states and its implications for the presidential campaign.

Guests

  • Todd Rokita Secretary of State for Indiana
  • John Fund columnist, Wall Street Journal; author, "Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy"
  • Wendy Weiser deputy director, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice
  • Doug Chapin director, Electionline.org at the Pew Center on the States

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