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FILE - An iPhone displays the Facebook app in New Orleans. As voters get ready for hundreds of elections of local and national importance this year, officials and voting rights advocates are bracing for a repeat of the misinformation that overwhelmed the 2020 presidential election. This year, the voting advocacy group Common Cause hopes to rely on thousands of volunteers to identify misinformation floating around online and push for social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to take down the most egregious falsehoods. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
In Election Misinformation Fight ‘2020 Changed Everything’

As voters ready for elections of local and national importance this year, officials are bracing for a repeat of the misinformation that overwhelmed the 2020 elections.

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Could Democrats Take Back The Senate? New Polls Say Yes.

Polls show Democrats leading Republican incumbents in key Senate races in Arizona, Maine, North Carolina, and Colorado.

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Trump’s New Budget Proposal Cuts Basically Everything

Plus three more things you need to know today, February 10.

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Impeachment Is Almost Over And Here Comes Iowa: Here’s What You Need to Know Today

House impeachment managers and the president's legal team will deliver closing arguments on Monday. Later, Iowa voters make their choices.

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John Bolton Says He’ll Totally Testify—If the Senate Calls Him

Plus three other things you need to know today, January 7.