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    Green Party Candidate Raises $2M for Recount

    To be clear: Jill Stein didn’t secretly win. With Hillary Clinton’s popular vote lead growing, some on the left have called for a vote audit in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, where Donald Trump narrowly won, and Michigan, which is still too close to call. Clinton’s gone quiet, but Stein’s campaign, citing “significant discrepancies in vote totals” promised to seek a recount — and got $2.2 million in donations to fund it within 24 hours. Experts warn it probably won’t change the election results, but say audits should be automatic for security reasons.

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