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Senators OK, send Beebe voter-ID bill

Parties disagree on threshold to pass it

Posted: March 20, 2013 at 12:11 a.m.

Sen. Bryan King, R-Green Forest, gestures during a meeting of the Senate Rules Committee at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Arkansas Senate later passed King's bill that would require voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

In a largely party-line vote, the Arkansas Senate on Tuesday sent Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe a bill to require voters to show photo identification before casting ballots.

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