A number of states have made recent changes to their voting laws, tweaks which could serve to complicate the voting process for many Americans. Seven states have enacted a photo ID requirement to vote, five have passed restrictions on early and absentee voting and three now require proof of citizenship.
In our continuing series of profiles on the candidates for the Republican presidential nomination, we take a closer look at Herman Cain. He used to be the candidate with the worst name recognition, but now he’s flying high after a big win in the Florida straw poll and a corresponding surge in poll numbers.
California State University and California Community College campuses got one step closer to being tobacco-free after the state Assembly voted 41-24 yesterday to approve a tobacco ban; Faith Salie of NPR's Wait, Wait . . .Don't Tell Me talks about new memoir, "Approval Junkie," and weighing the pros and cons of a bailout for Puerto Rico.
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