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Two Key Battles Underway to Save US Democracy From GOP Attack

Two critical issues that go to the heart of the integrity of our elections will play out this fall—one in Congress and one in the Supreme Court.

Fred Wertheimer

 by Medium

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Fred Wertheimer

Fred Wertheimer

Fred Wertheimer is the founder and president of Democracy 21, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that seeks to promote government accountability and integrity.

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