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How Trump is still damaging American politics

As Donald Trump and his supporters continue to falsely claim the 2020 election was stolen, American democracy looks fragile. With election-deniers running for office, and many new voting restrictions, how will the midterm elections shape the playing field for the 2024 presidential election?

00:00 - Democracy is under assault in America
01:38 - Americans are worried about the state of democracy
04:04 - An unprecedented amount of new voting restrictions
06:49 - Find all our coverage of the midterm elections
07:10 - How Trump supporters threatened election workers
10:42 - Trump loyalists are trying to control election certification
13:46 - What does this mean for the 2024 presidential election?

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The Democrats are likely to lose the House but keep the Senate:

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Will Donald Trump run again in 2024?

How Trump’s endorsements are reshaping the Republican Party:

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Republicans are gaining ground in midterm polls:

But overall Republican candidates are doing much worse than they should:

Why Republicans’ abortion proposal could backfire:

The demise of Roe v Wade has fired up the Democrats:

Democrats are overdue for a new generation of leaders:

America’s left and right are less divided than you might expect:

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