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Curtis Compton / Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP

Former President Jimmy Carter revealed that he voted for Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic primary during an open discussion with Sanders at the Carter Center in Atlanta Monday.

"If we had 80% of people voting in this country, the Republican Party would be a significant minority," said Sanders, referring to high voter turnout for the French presidential election Sunday. "So we have got to get people involved." The 39th president then turned to the audience and asked: "Can y'all see why I voted for him?"

Carter endorsed Clinton in July 2016 after Sanders conceded.

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Scoop: Google won't donate to members of Congress who voted against election results

Sen. Ted Cruz led the group of Republicans who opposed certifying the results. Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Google will not make contributions from its political action committee this cycle to any member of Congress who voted against certifying the results of the presidential election, following the deadly Capitol riot.

Why it matters: Several major businesses paused or pulled political donations following the events of Jan. 6, when pro-Trump rioters, riled up by former President Trump, stormed the Capitol on the day it was to certify the election results.

Minority Mitch still setting Senate agenda

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Chuck Schumer may be majority leader, yet in many ways, Mitch McConnell is still running the Senate show — and his counterpart is about done with it.

Why it matters: McConnell rolled over Democrats unapologetically, and kept tight control over his fellow Republicans, while in the majority. But he's showing equal skill as minority leader, using political jiujitsu to convert a perceived weakness into strength.