The FBI is investigating whether the community activist group ACORN helped foster voter registration fraud around the nation before the presidential election. writes ABC News.

ACORN, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, says it has registered 1.3 million young people, minorities and poor and working-class voters — most of whom tend to be Democrats.

Republican accusations about the group were raised during Wednesday’s presidential debate between Democrat Barack Obama and GOP candidate John McCain.

Some ACORN employees have been accused of submitting false voter registration forms — including some signed `Mickey Mouse’ or other fictitious characters.

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