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Politics Michelle Obama: 'Voting in one election isn't a magic wand, and neither is winning one'

20:20  08 november  2020
20:20  08 november  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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Voting in one election isn ’ t a magic wand , and neither is winning one . Every single vote must count — and every single one of us must vote . And as a country, we should be making it easier, not harder to cast a ballot.

Voting in one election isn ’ t a magic wand , and neither is winning one ,” Michelle Obama said. She continued: “Let’s remember that tens of millions of people voted for the status quo, even when it meant supporting lies, hate, chaos, and division. We’ve got a lot of work to do to reach out to these folks in

Michelle Obama joined the chorus of congratulations for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris after they prevailed in the election. But in a series of tweets, she urged Americans to focus on the challenges ahead.

"And after we celebrate — and we should all take a moment to exhale after everything we’ve been through — let’s remember that this is just a beginning," the former First Lady tweeted. "It’s a first step. Voting in one election isn’t a magic wand, and neither is winning one.

Michelle Obama smiling for the camera: Former First Lady Michelle Obama, shown here in a screen grab from the Democratic National Convention video stream, encouraged Americans to focus on restoring our democracy. © Democratic National Convention via USA TODAY Network Former First Lady Michelle Obama, shown here in a screen grab from the Democratic National Convention video stream, encouraged Americans to focus on restoring our democracy.

"Let’s remember that tens of millions of people voted for the status quo, even when it meant supporting lies, hate, chaos, and division. We’ve got a lot of work to do to reach out to these folks in the years ahead and connect with them on what unites us.

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Voting in one election isn ’ t a magic wand , and neither is winning one . Let's remember that tens of millions of people voted for the status quo, even when it meant supporting lies, hate, chaos, and division. We’ve got a lot of work to do to reach out to these folks in the years ahead and connect with

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama had one message for Americans at Monday night's Democratic National Convention: "If you think things cannot "They see an entitlement that says only certain people belong here, that greed is good, and winning is everything because as long as you come out

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"But we’ve also got to recognize that the path to progress will always be uphill. We’ll always have to scrape and crawl up toward that mountaintop. And two years from now, four years from now, there will once again be no margin for error."

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The former First Lady also called on Americans to stay engaged and vigilant.

"We see now the reality that we can’t take even the tiniest part of our democracy for granted. Every single vote must count — and every single one of us must vote," she tweeted. "And as a country, we should be making it easier, not harder to cast a ballot.

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Michelle Obama That ’s often the mistake that we make, we assume that working-class folks are not highly gifted in their own right when a lot of times your station in life is limited by the circumstances that you find yourself in. Rob She says here that we assume things about people based on their social

"So it’s up to us to stay engaged and informed, to keep speaking out and marching on. We’ve got to vote in even greater numbers in the upcoming Senate runoffs in Georgia—and every state and local election going forward."

In yet another tweet, Obama referenced President Donald Trump, albeit without mentioning his name.

"I’m beyond thrilled that my friend @JoeBiden and our first Black and Indian-American woman Vice President, @KamalaHarris, are headed to restore some dignity, competence, and heart at the White House," she tweeted. "Our country sorely needs it."

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Michelle Obama: 'Voting in one election isn't a magic wand, and neither is winning one'

Fact check: Key Senate races left uncalled due to uncounted ballots, not fraud .
A Facebook post claims the election is fraudulent because states that won GOP Senate seats can't be called for the president. That's not how it works.“So they want us to believe that the same states that Republican Senators won are too close to call for the Republican President? Fraud!” the post reads.

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