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Opinion: Will courts void Georgia voting law?

The new Georgia voting law, which includes a mix of onerous voter restrictions and a few mild expansions for voters, is bad enough. Courts' deference to state legislatures on election laws compounds the problem.

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Michigan AG responds to state GOP chair's 'witches' comment

Chairman Ron Weiser told GOP activists that the state's top three Democrats — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Attorney General Dana Nessel and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson were "witches," urging voters to remove them from office. CNN's Jim Sciutto speaks to Nessel about the remarks.

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Opinion: What Jim Crow looks like in 2021

"It's a redux of Jim Crow in a suit and tie." That's how Stacey Abrams, who spearheaded efforts to organize Black voters in Georgia for the 2020 election, recently described the deluge of new voter restriction laws proposed by Republicans in the Georgia state legislature in the wake of their defeat. Cliff Albright of the Black Voters Matter Fund echoed Abrams, saying the new restrictions, which include new ID requirements and limits on drop boxes, are just "putting a little makeup and cologne on Jim Crow."

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GOP voters asked to participate in Covid-19 focus group, here's what happened

Brian Castrucci, an epidemiologist with The de Beaumont Foundation, gathered Republican voters to participate in a focus group to combat vaccine hesitancy. He says political partisanship has defined Covid-19 response and expains to CNN's Poppy Harlow how sending the right message with the right messengers can saves lives.

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Analysis: The methods of voting Republicans are trying to limit

Republicans' response to losing control of the White House and Senate has been to try and make voting harder in a number of states. Most notably, perhaps, is Georgia, where they're going after ways of voting that were popular for Black voters and Democrats in 2020 (e.g. mail voting).

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Wisconsin voters weigh in on Sen. Ron Johnson

CNN's Sara Murray takes a look at Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and how voters in the state feel about his comments surrounding the riot at the Capitol, and the possibility that he will run for reelection in 2022.

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Opinion: The real reason some Californians want to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is taking the recall attempt against him seriously, going on a media tour to tout his accomplishments and push back against his detractors. The deadline for the submission of recall petitions was Wednesday this week, and proponents say they have turned in 2.1 million signatures, surpassing the 1.5 million needed to put Newsom's recall before the voters later this year. State officials will now go through a complex verification and administrative process, with final certification of the recall and setting of an election date not likely to occur before mid-September.

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House Democrats weigh ejecting GOP winner of contested Iowa race

House Democrats are undeterred by the mounting GOP criticism over their review of a contested congressional race that could potentially overturn a state-certified Republican victory in southeast Iowa, brushing back attacks that they are seeking to subvert the will of voters just months after lambasting former President Donald Trump for trying to reverse his electoral defeat.

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Analysis: Historic benefits in stimulus bill may answer a big question for Democrats

The massive stimulus plan President Joe Biden signed last week sets up a critical real-world test of an argument that has divided political professionals for decades: Can Democrats win back White working-class voters drawn to conservative Republican messages on culture and race by offering them more tangible economic benefits?

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Hear what changed Trump voters' minds about vaccine

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with former CDC director, Tom Frieden, about a recent focus group conducted by a Republican pollster consisting of vaccine-hesitant Trump voters, who spoke about why they are reluctant to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.

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50% of New York voters say Cuomo should not immediately resign, poll finds

Half of New York state registered voters do not believe Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo should immediately resign, a poll released on Monday by Siena College finds, despite mounting pressure for him to step aside in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior, as well as his handling of Covid-19 deaths at state nursing homes.

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