Two elderly women in two small Wisconsin towns voted by mail during April’s nominating contests. Not wanting to risk coronavirus exposure, they each included a note that explained why no witnesses had signed the envelope, as is required by state law. That’s where the similarity ends.
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White House slams FBI chief Wray over voter fraud testimony
FBI Director Christopher Wray faced criticism from the White House for the second time in a week on Friday when President Donald Trump's chief of staff questioned his ability to detect voter fraud as the November election draws near.
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Alphabet settles shareholder suit over sexual misconduct cases
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