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Ohio was the state that kept many Americans awake into the wee hours of election night. Despite a vote count that eventually showed President Bush to be the clear winner, questions about the veracity of the vote in the Buckeye State continue to live on the internet — and they are now the focus of Congressional hearings.

A recount requested by the Green Party and other groups has begun. So far the evidence has just been anecdotal individual accounts of long lines in urban precincts and mis-recorded tallies. Still some left-leaning activists continue to insist they were robbed — despite evidence to the contrary. This Connection hour looks at election lessons from Ohio.


Stephen Ansolabehere, professor of political science at MIT

Rep. John Conyers, Democratic reprsentative from Michigan

Daniel Tokaji, law professor at Ohio State University