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Opinion: The only way Republicans can lead again

President Donald Trump is conducting an all-out assault on our democracy. There is no other way to look at this. The President lost the election and his legal team has failed to produce evidence of voter fraud. So now President Trump is attempting to convince state legislatures to overthrow the results. Voters made their decision, and yet he wants to force a different outcome. His attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is spewing the kinds of conspiracy theories that even conspiracy theorists shy away from. This is dangerous stuff. When some writers, such as Barton Gellman, writing in the Atlantic, predicted this would happen, too many people shrugged off the warning.

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The bold unity model that Biden should follow

The 2020 presidential election was a referendum on a democracy made vulnerable by systemic racism, economic inequality and structural violence. It also reflected widespread fear about the erosion of longstanding norms and political processes within and beyond Washington. The controversy over the election results -- the consequence of conservative media, conspiracy theories and a President who gleefully fanned the flames of already existing racial and political divides -- is a testament to the enormity of the challenges facing the nation. While all democratic change comes through compromise, the structural transformations needed at this hinge point in history require a far-reaching vision and audacious freedom dreams. Our times demand nothing less.

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Post-Trump, this problem isn't going away

This week, we ask the question: What comes next for America and disinformation? The past four years have seen an alarming erosion in the public trust in news, coupled with a spread of conspiracy theories, junk science and outright falsehoods by none other than the President of the United States. With a new president elected, how does Joe Biden help steer the country back toward facts, science and truth? SE Cupp talks to CNN Senior Political Analyst John Avlon about all this and more in our CNN Digital video discussion, but first Avlon tackles the future of fact checking in a CNN Opinion op-ed.

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'Bonkers conspiracy theory': Dale on Trump attack

CNN's Daniel Dale fact-checks President Trump's baseless allegations of election fraud, in light of Trump's recent attacks on Dominion Voting Systems, an election technology company that supplies software to many local governments.

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Analysis: The deafening silence of GOP senators on Trump's erratic behavior

Over the weekend, President Donald Trump issued a fusillade of falsehoods -- from erroneous claims about voting machines changing votes to unfounded claims that he actually won the election. His Twitter feed read like the a delusional conspiracy theorist. He continued to play golf and, well, not do much else.

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QAnon conspiracy promoter wins House seat

Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican businesswoman known for espousing conspiratorial and bigoted views, won her House race to represent northwest Georgia, CNN projects Tuesday.

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