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Dem Chairwoman Claims Voter ‘Suppression’ Led to Recall Defeat of Colorado Legislators

Democratic National chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz charged Wednesday that “voter suppression” led to the defeat of two prominent Democratic lawmakers in Colorado, including the state Senate president.
“The recall elections in Colorado were defined by the vast array of obstacles that special interests threw in the way of voters for the purpose of reversing the will of the legislature and the people. This was voter suppression, pure and simple,” Wasserman Schultz said in a statement.

Secretaries of State Blast Michelle Obama for Claiming GOP Voter ‘Suppression’

Seven Secretaries of State have released a statement criticizing First Lady Michelle Obama for her false claim that Republicans engaged in voter suppression in the November election:
“Unfortunately the First Lady’s comments continue the baseless attacks that have been made upon those leaders who are simply taking reasonable steps to protect the security and integrity of elections. This past election speaks for itself.