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News of the day from across the nation, Nov. 22

1 Proof of citizenship: Emboldened both by President Trump’s claim that millions of noncitizens voted in 2016 and by his creation of a panel to investigate the alleged fraud, lawmakers in several states want to require people registering to vote to provide proof of their citizenship — even though federal registration forms don’t require it. This year at least four states — Kansas, Maryland, Texas and Virginia — considered proof of citizenship measures, according to the Brennan Center for Justice in New York. That means residents must provide documentation such as a passport or birth certificate when registering to vote.

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