'Hot Mic' podcast: Georgia special election, Chelsea Manning caused no harm, EPA committee shakeup

'Hot Mic' podcast: Georgia special election, Chelsea Manning caused no harm, EPA  committee shakeup
Melissa Painter walks with her one year-old daughter Elle to vote in Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election at a polling site in Sandy Springs, Ga., Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
Source: David Goldman/AP
Melissa Painter walks with her one year-old daughter Elle to vote in Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election at a polling site in Sandy Springs, Ga., Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
Source: David Goldman/AP

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Here are the important stories to get you caught up for Wednesday, June 21:

1. Voters in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District cast ballots Tuesday in a historic special election race between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff.

2. A report from the Department of Defense contradicts earlier statements that Chelsea Manning’s leaks were a threat to U.S. national security.

3. The Trump administration canceled this year’s meetings of an EPA advisory committee, and will not renew memberships that expire in 2017.

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