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American voters living abroad assembled in Toulouse, France, in January 2021 to pay tribute to Americans who died from COVID-19 and to support then-President-elect Biden ahead of his inauguration. Alain Pitton/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Americans living abroad are a voting bloc with untapped political potential

At least 3 million Americans of voting age live abroad. It's a group that could wield substantial political power, if fully activated.

This undated photograph released by the Ukrainian military's Strategic Communications Directorate shows the wreckage of what Kyiv has described as an Iranian Shahed drone downed near Kupiansk, Ukraine. Iran has acknowledged for the first time that it sent drones to Russia but says the delivery happened before the invasion of Ukraine. Ukrainian military's Strategic Communications Directorate via AP hide caption

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For the first time, Iran acknowledges it sent drones to Russia

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Sunday Puzzle: Laundry Day Challenge

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Sunday Puzzle: Laundry Day Challenge

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A tuktuk drives during a sandstorm in Somalia in April. The United Nations says a multi-year drought in East Africa is evidence of "mounting and ever-increasing climate risks." Sally Hayden/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty hide caption

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Money will likely be the central tension in the U.N.'s COP27 climate negotiations

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Why Americans living abroad are a voting bloc with untapped political potential

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