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Madison Cawthorn

RICHMOND, Va. —Congressman Madison Cawthorn was not entitled to an injunction against a voter challenge asserting that he doesn’t meet the qualifications for the office because of his actions around the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, the Fourth Circuit ruled. The 1872 Amnesty Act “removed the Fourteenth Amendment’s eligibility bar only for those whose constitutionally wrongful acts occurred before its enhancement,” the decision states.

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