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GOP Fears Primary Debacle Will Cost Trump Georgia In November

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Georgia, like Texas, is a light red state in which Democrats have been making inroads: Democrat Stacey Abrams narrowly lost 2018's gubernatorial race to Gov. Brian Kemp, and polls indicate that Georgia could be in play for Vice President Joe Biden. During Tuesday's primary in Georgia, many voters were furious over massive delays and glitches, resulting in spending hours in long lines and inoperable voting machines.

And now some Georgia Republicans, according to reporter David M. Drucker of the conservative Washington Examiner, are worried that Democrats could weaponize Tuesday's voting debacle and use it against Republicans.

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GOP Used Pandemic To Lavish Billions On The One Percent — Including Trump And Kushner

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Which of the following statements do you think are true?

1) Republicans used the massive coronavirus relief package passed in late March (the CARES Act) to slip, at the last minute, more than $100 billion over a decade to households earning more than $1 million per year.

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By Blocking Young Voters, Republicans Violate The Constitution

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The 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, adopted in 1971, was designed to protect voting rights for those who are 18 or older — and it eliminated laws at the state level that had a voting age of 21. And this week, Slate journalist Mark Joseph Stern reports that although the 26th Amendment was passed during the Vietnam War, it has a "newfound importance" today.

"The threat of the coronavirus is creating unprecedented demand for absentee ballots," Stern explains. "Many Republican lawmakers are responding by trying to limit access."

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GOP Spends $1M On Digital Ads Touting Trump’s Pandemic Response

The Republican National Committee said Friday that it will launch a $1 million digital ad campaign to praise Donald Trump's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Several recent polls show the American people think Trump's response so far has been a failure.

The RNC told Fox News the ads would run through May 4 on online platforms, targeting swing voters in 15 states: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wisconsin.

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