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Voting Underway In Crucial Congressional Races In PA, NC
The Lead with Jake Tapper
May 17, 2022

President Biden visited the site of the racist massacre in Buffalo, New York as we learn new details about the alleged gunman’s plot. Plus, it is election night in America as votes are currently being casted in several key states.