In Congressional Hearing, Election Officials Appear United Yet Divided on Security

Governing: Jocelyn Benson and John Merrill are a political odd couple.

She’s a Michigan Democrat who backed Hillary Clinton, and he's a Donald Trump supporter who represents Alabama. But both are secretaries of state, and when they testified side-by-side before Congress on Wednesday -- she in a blue dress and he in a red tie -- they repeatedly insisted they were friends ready to work together to strengthen the nation’s voting system.

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