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The Justice Department is preparing to file federal corruption charges against Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), according to reports by The New York Times and CNN. Menendez allegedly used his office to provide political favors for a Democratic donor in exchange for gifts.

According to CNN, Attorney General Eric Holder has signed off on the charges, which will be announced in the coming weeks.

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This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute.

Georgia's Trump supporters are not giving up. On Saturday, scores massed outside the statehouse in Atlanta, a small sea of mostly men in red MAGA hats hoisting signs hurling accusations against Joe Biden and wearing campaign tee-shirts saying "STOP the STEAL."

It barely mattered that Georgia's Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger had certified Biden's unexpected nearly 13,000-vote victory one day before. Also irrelevant was Georgia's unprecedented manual hand count of presidential votes on 5 million paper ballots, which was more than any 2020 swing state has done since Election Day to verify its votes.

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