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After Resisting, McConnell and Senate G.O.P. Back Election Security Funding

NYTimes.com Thursday, 19 September 2019
Stung by the “Moscow Mitch” moniker, Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, threw his weight behind an infusion of $250 million for states to bolster election security.

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