Help From The Homeless

One state in which Ralph Nader's candidacy could have a major impact this November is Pennsylvania, where Al Gore won by a narrow margin in 2000. Nader needs 25,697 signatures there to get on the ballot, and his campaign has turned in 45,000. But Democrats are challenging the petitions, claiming many of the names are repeated several times, as is the same handwriting, a practice known as round-robin signing. Part of the problem, opponents claim, lies with the people Nader hired to collect signatures: the homeless from Philadelphia's streets. Some of those homeless workers aren't too happy either. They have filed...

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