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Sarah Ovaska on witnessing voter suppression by cops: ‘I’ve never seen the type of aggression I saw’

This week, Cliff Schecter is our guest host while Joshua Holland and Elizabeth Preza have the week off.

Cliff speaks with Kim Lawson, senior editor at Courier, to talk about President-elect Joe Biden’s win in Georgia and the state’s upcoming Senate run-off elections.

Then, Cardinal & Pine reporter Sarah Ovaska gives a firsthand account after witnessing voter suppression by law enforcement in North Carolina.

Cliff Schecter was an ad maker–through his firm Blue Amp Strategies–for President-Elect Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign. He’s a bestselling author, co-host of the UnPresidented Podcast and a contributor to The Daily Beast. Follow him @cliffschecter.

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