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As Trump’s Election Fraud Charade Falters, GOP States Turn To Restricting Voter Access

This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
US President Donald Trump holds up his fist as he leaves the stage at the end of a rally to support Republican Senate candidates at Valdosta Regional Airport in Valdosta, Georgia on December 5, 2020. - President Dona... US President Donald Trump holds up his fist as he leaves the stage at the end of a rally to support Republican Senate candidates at Valdosta Regional Airport in Valdosta, Georgia on December 5, 2020. - President Donald Trump ventures out of Washington on Saturday for his first political appearance since his election defeat to Joe Biden, campaigning in Georgia where two run-off races will decide the fate of the US Senate. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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December 7, 2020 2:20 p.m.

With just a week to go before the electoral college formally declares Joe Biden the next president and the so-called “safe harbor” deadline coming on Tuesday, more and more of President Trump’s allies are admitting that his floundering attempts to overturn the election results have no chance of success. Republicans are also previewing the new voting restrictions they’ll try to pass next year, with many GOPers using Trump’s bogus claims as a pretext for doing so:

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