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Essential Public Radio Stories on Election 2012

The controversial voter identification law passed in Pennsylvania will be fully implemented for the Presidential election in the fall, but not without protest.

When the state Legislature passed the Voter ID Law requiring people to show photo identification when they go to the polls, critics said it could make it more difficult for seniors to cast votes because the elderly often have expired drivers licenses.

The campaign of GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney has the support of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett.

A normal day of bridge tables, Zumba classes, and yoga at the Bethel Park Community Center was interrupted on Tuesday with a special guest who brought his own security.

Legislation that would require women undergoing abortions to first receive ultrasounds has become an issue in the state’s attorney general race, despite the fact that the bill is currently stalled in the House.

With less than two weeks to go before Pennsylvania's April 24th primary, the Democratic contest for state attorney general is starting to look like a tennis match of endorsements. The Democratic race for attorney general has been all about one-upmanship.

The League of Women Voters is partnering with Allegheny County to expand a voter education program that makes County elections easier to understand.

With Rick Santorum out of the presidential race, Pennsylvania Republicans have lost the biggest get-out-the-vote rallying cry they had. Now party leaders are wondering what will happen to the other races facing Pennsylvania Republican voters.

Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum kicked off his presidential campaign in Somerset, Pennsylvania last June and has brought it to an end just a few miles to the east in Gettysburg.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney blasted President Obama’s energy policies during a campaign appearance in Marcellus Shale country.