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Republicans, Democrats push ahead on absentee voting even as Trump blasts Michigan over it

USATODAY.com Friday, 22 May 2020
Mailing absentee ballot request forms to all voters has been widely used in other states, helmed by Republicans and Democrats alike, in recent weeks.
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