Even though these two backed down where it really counted — war in Iraq — they have at least shown some leadership on this one. Although I doubt they would have if the vote had been close. (It was 92-2).
“New York’s two Democratic senators — Sens. Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton — were the only senators who voted against the bill. Both cited opposition to the bill’s voter identification requirement, saying it overrides New York’s system of allowing voters to simply attest to their signature in order to vote.”