Federal appeals court rejects a Trump election lawsuit: “Calling an election unfair does not make it so”

Federal appeals court rejects a Trump election lawsuit: “Calling an election unfair does not make it so”

President Donald Trump continued to mislead cast doubt on the results of the 2020 presidential election – which was won three weeks ago by President-elect Joe Biden – in the early hours of Saturday morning. But with a trial after a failed court trial, and the federal election certification deadline approaching, Trump is quickly off … Read more

Black Lives Matter helped shape the 2020 election. The movement now has its eyes on Georgia.

Black Lives Matter helped shape the 2020 election. The movement now has its eyes on Georgia.

The police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor set off protests like the nation has never seen — more than 15 million people marched in the name of justice for Black lives this summer. So it’s no surprise that the rallying cry out on the streets was still on voters’ minds when they cast … Read more

Pennsylvania Republicans File Emergency Lawsuit to Block Certification of Election Results

Pennsylvania Republicans File Emergency Lawsuit to Block Certification of Election Results

A supporter of President Trump protests the election results in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 8, 2020. (Mark Makela / Reuters) A group of Pennsylvania Republicans filed a lawsuit this weekend to block certification of the state’s election results in an eleventh-hour attempt to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in the key state’s field of battle. The emergency … Read more

Trump lashes out at fellow Republicans as his legal challenges to election results fail

Trump lashes out at fellow Republicans as his legal challenges to election results fail

President Donald Trump fought members of his own party over the weekend, as his critics – and even some allies – called on him to accept the results of the presidential election. Following the loss of a major lawsuit aimed at overturning Pennsylvania’s results on Saturday, several prominent Republican leaders gave interviews on Sunday, suggesting … Read more

A Republican judge just tore into Trump’s election lawyers for their incompetence

A Republican judge just tore into Trump’s election lawyers for their incompetence

Last Tuesday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani appeared in federal court for the first time in 30 years, representing the Trump campaign in its efforts to prevent Pennsylvania from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in this State. It was a disaster for Giuliani. The then mayor and federal prosecutor struggled to explain what … Read more

A new lawsuit alleges Trump’s effort to overturn Michigan’s election results disenfranchises Black voters

A new lawsuit alleges Trump’s effort to overturn Michigan’s election results disenfranchises Black voters

As Michigan’s deadline for certifying election results looms, attempts by President Donald Trump to overturn the result in the state have led to a lawsuit for the right to vote – and could lead to an investigation criminal charges against local officials. A group of Detroit voters on Friday filed a federal lawsuit alleging that … Read more

Trump’s lawsuits challenging the election have turned into a clown show

Trump’s lawsuits challenging the election have turned into a clown show

Mardi, l’ancien maire de New York et le consiglier de Trump Rudy Giuliani ont fait première comparution en tant qu’avocat à la Cour fédérale depuis 1992. Cela ne s’est pas bien passé. En tant que professeur de droit électoral Rick Hasen a tweeté au cours de l’audience, «je n’ai jamais vu pire avocat dans une … Read more

Federal Prosecutor Resigns from Durham Probe over Alleged Pressure to Wrap Up ahead of Election

Federal Prosecutor Resigns from Durham Probe over Alleged Pressure to Wrap Up ahead of Election

Federal Prosecutor Nora Dannehy walks to a taxi after interviewing former Bush White House official Karl Rove in Washington, D.C., May 15, 2009. (Robert Giroux/Reuters) Nora Dannehy, a top federal prosecutor working with U.S. Attorney John Durham on his investigation into the origins of the FBI’s Russia probe, resigned from the Justice Department on Thursday, partially … Read more

There might be a shortage of election poll workers. Corporate America wants to help.

There might be a shortage of election poll workers. Corporate America wants to help.

On August 31, Civic Alliance announced that more than 60 of its “member companies” — which include Starbucks, Old Navy, Target, and Microsoft — will work to encourage employees and consumers to serve as poll workers. The organization set a recruitment goal of 350,000 poll workers, the projected number of staffers necessary to keep precincts … Read more