"The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for voters in the battleground state of Ohio to cast ballots on the three days before Election Day, giving Democrats and President Barack Obama’s campaign a victory three weeks before the election. ... The court refused a request by the state’s Republican elections chief and attorney general to get involved in a battle over early voting.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/supreme-court-refuses-republican-request-to-halt-early-voting-in-ohio-days-before-election/2012/10/16/7301478a-17af-11e2-a346-f24efc680b8d_story.html?hpid=z4