John McCain and other Republicans accuse the grass roots community organization ACORN of attempting to steal next month’s presidential election. The organization says it has helped register one-point-three million low-income, minority and young voters. A look at ACORN and the allegations against it

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  • Steve Ansolabehere Professor of Government at Harvard University.
  • Ken Klukowski Legal Analyst for the American Civil Rights Union.
  • Greg Gordon National Correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers Washington Bureau.
  • Bertha Lewis Interim Chief Organizer of ACORN.

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