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Ryan's Speech Provides Fodder For Fact-Checkers

Melissa Block talks to Glenn Kassler, who writes "The Fact Checker" column for The Washington Post. He separates the fact from fiction in Wednesday night's speeches at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

Republicans Still Need To Win Over Female Voters

For Mitt Romney to win the presidency, he'll have to close the gender gap. Polls show female voters favor President Obama over Romney by wide margins. Robert Siegel sat down with Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire to ask her about women and the GOP.

Federal Court Rejects Texas' Voter ID Law As Unfair

A federal three judge panel has struck down a new voter ID law in Texas, ruling that it would disproportionately harm Hispanic and African American voters, who are less likely to have the required photo identification. Pam Fessler talks to Melissa Block.

Judge Throws Out Parts Of New Florida Voting Law

Melissa Block speaks with Matt Dixon, statehouse reporter for The Florida Times-Union, about a provision of a Florida law that tightened submission deadlines for groups running voter registration drives. It changed them from 10 days after they had been filled out to 48 hours, with a $1,000-a-day late fine. A U.S. district judge now plans to file a permanent injunction against the law.

Gulf Coast Begins Recovery Efforts After Isaac

There's more misery in the areas south of New Orleans after Isaac. In Plaquemines Parish, several neighborhoods are completely underwater. Some people were even rescued Thursday from rooftops.