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Making the Cut: Voter Purges, Impeachment Trial, Brexit

Making the Cut: Voter Purges, Impeachment Trial, Brexit

Skimm This - December 20, 2019 - 12:12

Some election officials are making a list, checking it twice – and cutting hundreds of thousands of people from their voter registration rolls. We’ll explain why those moves are making people nervous ahead of the 2020 elections. Meanwhile, impeachment is heading to the Senate. Or is it? We’ll break down what’s holding up the process. Also on today’s show: another big Brexit vote, and a picture that’s leaving us at a loss for words.

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