CEI Today: Voter fraud, illegal volunteering, and EPA's clean power plan

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
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Daily Caller: Can Big Data Help Eliminate Voter Fraud?

Conservatives take it as a matter of faith that voter fraud is rampant. Liberals take it as a matter of faith that concern over fraud is merely a cover for voter suppression. Where does the truth lie? Can we resolve this argument based on the facts? We may soon find out.

In Frederick County, Maryland, an election watchdog group is suing the Old Line State over alleged voter fraud. Another “gotcha” moment for conservatives or proof of voter suppression?
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> Interview Bill Frezza


Volunteering Violation Vignettes

Did you know it is against the law to volunteer for a for-profit business?  > Read more


Globalwarming.org: EPA’s Clean Power Plan Defies Its Own Regulation

EPA’s greenhouse gas regulation for existing power plants, known as the Clean Power Plan, is off-putting for a number of reasons. For starters, it’s expensive and threatens electric reliability. The regulation, moreover, is an affront to federalism, insofar as it usurps the States long-held, exclusive authority to oversee retail electricity markets. Despite these drawbacks, the rule would in no way impact the climate. > Read more

> Interview William Yeatman

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