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How the South Carolina 'dead voters' hoax collapsed

February 24, 2012 - Facing federal scrutiny over a new voter ID law, South Carolina Republicans pushed lurid stories of dead voters taking over the polls. But even as the story fell apart, Fox News and GOP lawmakers dug in -- and still are, despite new evidence that zombie voter hysteria was a bad B-movie hoax.

Breaking the story on the DOJ and voter suppression

May 11, 2007 - As many have noted, one of the main underlying stories behind the U.S. Attorney scandal was the Department of Justice's drive to dispose of staff who didn't enthusiastically embrace their program of battling "voter fraud" -- especially in areas that voted Democrat.