Rachel Maddow takes on Scott Gessler over voting lawsuit against Denver (VIDEO)

Secretary of State Scott Gessler's suit against Denver, intended to prevent Clerk and Recorder Debra Johnson from sending ballots to any voter he considers inactive (meaning they didn't vote last year), has provoked outcry from assorted progressive organizations in Colorado. And now, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow has taken up the cause, devoting much of her program last night to Gessler's actions.
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