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WATCH: Maddow reports early voting in Georgia is ‘going through the roof’ as voters react to GOP suppression

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MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow continued her focus on Republican voter suppression efforts on Tuesday — but finally offered some hope for her views concerned with the GOP’s attacks on democracy.

Maddow has shamed Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp for his disenfranchisement efforts as the state’s chief elections officer — while he is also the Republican nominee for governor.

“In the last midterm election in 2014 — so four years ago — on the first day of early voting, about 21,000 people voted, Maddow reported. “Yesterday, look at this, over 69,000 people voted — that’s an apples to apples comparison with the last midterm — over 69,000 people cast an in-person early ballot in Georgia yesterday, compared to 21,000 on the same day in the last midterm.”

‘The Rachel Maddow Show’ graphic showing ‘apples to apples’ comparison of in-person early voting in Georgia.

“That’s more than triple the number of people four years ago,” Maddow noted. “That number is super high, even though some voters experienced the kind of hurdles we have come to expect, particularly this year in Georgia.”

Maddow noted, “when you add in the mail-in ballots, more than 129,000 Georgians have voted already in advance of the November 6th election.”

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‘The Rachel Maddow Show’ graphic showing ‘apples to apples’ comparison of in-person early voting plus mailed in ballots in Georgia.

“And again, make the comparison with the last midterm, this time four years ago, the number was just over 46,000, now look at it,” Maddow continued. “So mail in and in-person early voting, the numbers combined this year are nearly triple what they were in the last midterm in the great state of Georgia.”

“We’re now seeing early voting and mail-in ballot voting in Georgia just going through the roof, at least in the early days,” Maddow concluded.

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Walmart got a $2.2 billion tax cut — now it’s laying off workers

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Walmart announced it will lay off hundreds of workers in North Carolina despite receiving billions in tax cuts that the Republican Party and President Trump claimed would spur job growth.

The giant retailer will lay off about 570 employees and close its corporate office near the Charlotte airport, despite signing a 12-year lease just four years earlier, the Charlotte Business Journal reported.

The work done at the Charlotte facility will be outsourced to a firm in Arkansas, according to the report.

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Melania Trump ripped for bragging about helping children while her husband runs concentration camps for kids

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Melania Trump was ripped on Monday for pushing her signature "Be Best" campaign against bullying while her husband, President Donald Trump, runs concentration camps for children along the southern border.

"Looking forward to collaborating with all of our #BeBest Ambassadors. Delighted to be working alongside so many people both inside and outside of government to better the lives of children everywhere!" Melania Trump tweeted Monday.

The response was some of the harshest since she wore an "I Don't Care" jacked to visit the border.

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Border Patrol blocking Americans from donating toothbrushes and diapers for detained children

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Donald Trump on the US-Mexico Border

On Sunday, Austin Savage and five of his friends huddled into an SUV and went to an El Paso Target, loading up on diapers, wipes, soaps and toys.

About $340 later, the group headed to a Border Patrol facility holding migrant children in nearby Clint with the goal of donating their goods. Savage said he and his friends had read an article from The New York Times detailing chaos, sickness and filth in the overcrowded facility, and they wanted to help.

But when they arrived, they found that the lobby was closed. The few Border Patrol agents — Savage said there were between eight and 10 of them — moving in and out of a parking facility ignored them.

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