‘The Big Lie’ Lives On, And May Lead Some To Oversee The Next Election

‘The Big Lie’ Lives On, And May Lead Some To Oversee The Next Election
‘The Big Lie’ Lives On, And May Lead Some To Oversee The Next Election

‘The Big Lie’ Lives On, And May Lead Some To Oversee The Next Election

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A year since the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, the belief in ‘the big lie’ is now mainstream. And in states around the country, that belief is driving people to run for public office, where they would oversee elections this year. NPR’s Miles Parks reports. Here’s his complete report on where election-denying candidates are running to control voting.

And NPR’s Tovia Smith reports on why ‘the big lie’ is still so hard to dispel.

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