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Five GOP Governors Who Rejected Safety Rules See Big Virus Spike

Six months ago, the Washington Post published an op-ed under the names of five Republican governors who bragged that their states had stayed open and thrived despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now, half a year later, most of those governors' states are seeing the worst spikes in the numbers of new coronavirus cases and COVID-19 deaths in the country.

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GOP Governors Who Kept States Open See Virus Spiking Now

Last week, five Republican governors published an opinion piece in the Washington Post under the headline, "Our states stayed open in the covid-19 pandemic. Here's why our approach worked."

The latest coronavirus data from two of those states shows that the approach did not work.

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