Meet the Attack Lads – Voter Caging

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Voter Caging (2004): Challenging voters’ registration if they don’t take delivery of a registered letter; used to suppress minority votes in Florida and elsewhere

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Tim Griffin

Former assistant to Karl Rove and head of RNC opposition research in 2004. Appointed interim U.S. Attorney for Arkansas in 2006; resigned six months later when linked to Justice Department political-firing scandal. Former Alberto Gonzales assistant Monica Goodling told Congress that Griffin was involved in caging during the ’04 election.

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