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Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

Voting has always been hard for some Americans, and it’s getting harder


For as long as we’ve had a democracy in this country, we’ve fought about who gets to vote and how. But this longstanding fight has taken on a new intensity since the 2020 election: At least 14 states have passed more than 20 laws so far this year restricting voting, and money is pouring in both to fight and enact them. On today’s show, the Brennan Center’s Daniel Weiner gives us the lay of the land and tells us why there’s reason to be hopeful about the state of voting in this country.

Here’s everything we talked about today (if you can’t click these links on your podcast app, try the episode page at makemesmart.org):


Episode 454

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