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Election Reform Passes, Funding a Problem

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Election Reform Passes, Funding a Problem

Election Reform Passes, Funding a Problem

Election Reform Passes, Funding a Problem

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Yesterday, the Senate passed a law aimed at helping states fix their voting problems. The law is packed with provisions, including almost $4 billion allocated for states to replace faulty voting machines, and requirements that the states create voter databases to fight fraud. Although months of negotiations preceded yesterday's vote, funding for the new law remains an obstacle lawmakers promise they can tackle. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

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