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From Political Wire

“Pro-Second Amendment? The Castle Doctrine, it’s done. First pro-life legislation — abortion facility regulations — in 22 years, done. Voter ID, which is gonna allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania, done.”

— Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R), quoted by Politics PA, citing a voter ID law as an accomplishment which critics claim was never about preventing fraud.

Think Progress comments here.

Update:  You can find video of the remark here, and more on this story from The CaucusPolitico, and Salon.  According to John Baer’s  Philly Daily News blog, the (not very helpful) defense from Turzai’s spokesman is that he was “simply playing to a partisan audience.”

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