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The selective investigation of North Carolina’s alleged voter fraud

Amy Gardner reports on how prosecutors deal with voter fraud in North Carolina. Vanessa Williams looks at the Democrat responding to Trump’s State of the Union address. Plus: Luisa Beck on a vanished communist era -- revived in nursing homes.
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Election fraud in North Carolina?
While the U.S. Attorney’s Office was funneling resources into prosecuting a couple dozen noncitizens for voting in North Carolina, it seems to have ignored widespread election fraud efforts -- including ballot-tampering schemes in Bladen County benefiting Republican candidates.

Amy Gardner reports on how the focus of federal prosecutors is a reflection of the White House’s election priorities.

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A response to the State of the Union
Democrats have chosen Georgia’s Stacey Abrams to rebut President Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday. Vanessa Williams explains why party elders may have chosen Abrams, who lost her gubernatorial race in Georgia last year, for this high-profile moment and what that choice might say about the future of Democratic politics.

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German seniors revisit Dresden’s communist past
Luisa Beck reports on how one German nursing home fashions “memory rooms” that replicate communist-era East Germany for its residents.

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About Post Reports

Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post -- for your ears.