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Detroit election workers count absentee ballots for the 2020 general election at TCF Center on Nov. 4. Election offices around the U.S. say they couldn't have carried out this year's challenging election without help from a nonprofit tied to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How Private Money From Facebook's CEO Saved The 2020 Election

After Congress failed to aid local election offices, a nonprofit backed by Mark Zuckerberg gave $350 million in crucial funds that helped the presidential election run surprisingly smoothly.

Stephen Hahn, who heads the FDA, tells NPR the agency will likely make a decision about Pfizer's vaccine "shortly after" a meeting on Thursday. Al Drago/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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FDA Head Stephen Hahn On What's Next For Pfizer Vaccine In Fast-Moving Process

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Detroit election workers count absentee ballots for the 2020 general election at TCF Center on Nov. 4. Election offices around the U.S. say they couldn't have carried out this year's challenging election without help from a nonprofit tied to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Elections

How Private Money From Facebook's CEO Saved The 2020 Election

How Private Money From Facebook's CEO Saved The 2020 Election

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