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Elections remain free and fair in America – despite President Trump's court challenges. Democracy holds. Watching this unfold, what does democracy mean to you? Some background: In a unanimous court decision rejecting Trump's attempt to overturn the certification of Pennsylvania’s election results, Stephanos Bibas of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit writes: “Free, fair elections are the lifeblood of our democracy. Charges of unfairness are serious. But calling an election unfair does not make it so. Charges require specific allegations and then proof. We have neither here.” In a Washington Post story, "20 Days of Fantasy and Failure,"  (Nov. 28, 2020), William A. Galston, of the Brookings Institution, marvels at democracy's strength. "Not only did our institutions hold, but the most determined effort by a president to overturn the people’s verdict in American history really didn’t get anywhere,” Galston is quoted. “It’s not that it fell short. It didn’t get anywhere. This, to me, is remarkable.”
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