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Amendment 4—a Florida referendum restoring voting rights to former felons—passed in 2018 with 65% of the vote, paving the way for an additional 1.4 million voters in the swing state.

Republican Governor Ron DeSantis immediately took steps to undermine the public will by signing into law a bill that would only restore voting rights to felons who fully pay all fees and fines imposed after leaving prison.

Under Florida law, court debts left unpaid after three months are referred to private debt collectors, who can then tack on a surcharge of up to 40%.

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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 17: Donald Trump, Jr. attends the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll at The White House on April 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/WireImage,)

Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a news story claiming that "Nearly 200,000 Florida Voters May Not Be Citizens."

"Amazing, but not shocking at all anymore," he wrote.

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President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Florida stop its recount after last week's close gubernatorial and Senate races.

Trump, without evidence, tweeted that "large numbers of new ballots showed up out of nowhere" and  that "many ballots are missing or forged." He insisted that the Republican candidates he endorsed - Rick Scott for Senate and Ron DeSantis for governor - immediately be declared the winners.

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Earlier today, President Donald Trump railed against Andrew Gillum, whose race against Ron DeSantis has triggered a recount after the margin between them became much slimmer. Gillum had conceded to DeSantis on Tuesday.

In a tweet, the president claimed that the Florida recount effort "is an embarrassment to our Country and to Democracy!"

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The midterms aren't over yet. The closely fought race for Florida governor looks headed for a recount as the difference in votes between the two candidates has fallen to less than half a percent.

As of Thursday afternoon, former Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis is up just 0.4 percentage points - that's 36,234 votes out of more than 8 million votes cast - over Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum.

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CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 05: Former president Barack Obama speaks to a gathering of more than 50 mayors and other guests during the North American Climate Summit on December 5, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The summit was held to bring together leaders from the U.S., Canada and Mexico to commit their cities to addressing climate change at the local level. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

"I miss Obama" is an oft-repeated sentiment from Americans since President Donald Trump's inauguration in January of 2017.

But no longer occupying the White House hasn't stopped former President Barack Obama from using his influence and experience to help better the United States of America in some of the country's most trying times.

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MSNBC on Monday accidentally aired a graphic showing the results of the race for governor of Florida, and the internet wants to know what exactly happened.

During All In with Chris Hayes, the network showed the results of the contest between Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum (D) and former Congressman Ron DeSantis (R) ahead of Tuesday's election.

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