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1 in 5 local election officials say they're likely to quit before 2024

A new national survey raises alarms from election administrators facing constant threats. Stress and attacks by political leaders on the voting system are top forces pushing them out of their jobs.

Courtney Gramm waited seven months to receive her nurse practitioner license in California. Nursing boards, meant as a safeguard, have become an obstacle, preventing qualified nurses from getting into the workforce for months when basic vetting should take only weeks. Alyssa Schukar for NPR hide caption

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Garland said protecting civil rights is one of his three priorities and the FBI and Justice Department are "all-in" on that effort. Eman Mohammed for NPR hide caption

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Garland says the Jan. 6 investigation won't end until everyone is held accountable

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1 in 5 local election officials say they're likely to quit before 2024

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