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    http://www.drudgereport.com/flash2.htm

    First lady Michelle Obama appears to have violated Illinois law -- when she engaged in political discussion at a polling place!

    The drama began after Mrs. Obama stopped off at the Martin Luther King Center on the south side of Chicago to cast an early vote.

    After finishing at the machine, Obama went back to the desk and handed in her voting key.

    She let voters including electrician Dennis Campbell, 56, take some photos.

    "She was telling me how important it was to vote to keep her husband's agenda going," Campbell said.

    According to a pool reporter from the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES at the scene, the conversation took place INSIDE the voting center, not far from the booths.

    Illinois state law -- Sec. 17-29 (a) -- states: "No judge of election, pollwatcher, or other person shall, at any primary or election, do any electioneering or soliciting of votes or engage in any political discussion within any polling place [or] within 100 feet of any polling place."

    A top Ilinois State Board of Elections official tells the DRUDGE REPORT that Mrs. Obama -- a Harvard-educated lawyer -- may have simply been ignorant of the law and thus violated it unintentionally.

    "You kind of have to drop the standard for the first lady, right?" the official explained late Thursday. "I mean, she's pretty well liked and probably doesn't know what she's doing."
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    Unreal. When will people stop giving this President and his Lady a pass? She didn't know? Please. Either she cheated her way through school and is actually a dope, or she knew exactly what she was doing. It doesn't matter because she broke the law.

    "Sorry ossifer I didn't know it was illegal to drive drunk."

    Simply unbelievable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Articulate_Ape View Post
    Unreal. When will people stop giving this President and his Lady a pass? She didn't know? Please. Either she cheated her way through school and is actually a dope, or she knew exactly what she was doing. It doesn't matter because she broke the law.

    "Sorry ossifer I didn't know it was illegal to drive drunk."

    Simply unbelievable.
    She and Obummer think they are above the law. The more she get out in the public eye the more dirt rubs off her ugly ass. I can not remember a First Lady going on the campaign trail. Neither one of these clowns have any class. You just can not polish a turd.:eek:
     

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    Wow. That is almost unbelievable. Michelle Obama is a political animal (as are all political spouses) and she's a lawyer. :eek:
     

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    Michelle breaks federal law by campaigning inside an election polling place.
    Black panthers stand at the door with night sticks threatening voters.
    Both are A-OK in the ObamaNation. Long as you are a liberal laws don't apply.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kay View Post
    Michelle breaks federal law by campaigning inside an election polling place.
    Black panthers stand at the door with night sticks threatening voters.
    Both are A-OK in the ObamaNation. Long as you are a liberal laws don't apply.
    Don't forget, US servicemen cheated out of their voting rights.
     

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    Anyone know that it's illegal to campaign inside a voting polling place. Everywhere I've voted there are signs on the way in that say "No electioneering allowed". She not only doesn't know (or blatantly flaunts the law), but I guess she's unable to read.

    In Missouri political signs were allowed within x feet of a polling place. I noticed no signs in Florida.
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    When I lived in North Carolina, they had a buffer zone about 100 feet away from the polling place. They literally had a white chalk line around the place signifying the buffer zone.

    As for this, if I were a candidate, I'd be filing complaints.
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